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Bill Protects Religious Garb, Grooming in the Workplace

posted on September 10, 2012

Patrick McGreevy reports for The Los Angeles Times about California’s new law restricting employers from “shunting Sikh and Muslim workers out of public view for wearing turbans, beards and hijabs.” Rajdeep Singh, the director of the national Sikh Coalition based in New York City, says that the law clarifies what employers can and cannot require of their religiously observant employees. “It’s needed because Sikhs and other religious minorities continue to experience job discrimination on account of their religion,” says Singh.

Read at The Los Angeles Times