As a person and an employee, you have the right to have your own personal and religious beliefs, considering that these beliefs can successfully help you surpass your problems in life.
However, exercising your religious practices and beliefs can become a source of your problems, especially if your employer uses it as a basis for terminating you.
Abercrombie & Fitch is expected to face a religious discrimination case which is to be filed a former employee who was allegedly fired because she was using her hijab while at work.
According to reports, a worker at a Hollister store located at a shopping center in San Mateo claimed that she agreed to use gray, white, and navy hijabs when she was employed in 2009.
Hani Khan was removed from her job in 2010 allegedly because she continued to wear her hijab though she was prohibited from doing it by a district manger.
She is now planning to fight for her rights with the help of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) and Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).
To know your rights against religious discrimination, do not hesitate to contact a skilled Los Angeles employment attorney.