CAIR-FL to Announce Muslim Worker's Bias Complaint Against UPS
(TAMPA, FL, 7/9/2012) -- On Tuesday, July 10,
the Florida chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations
(CAIR-FL), along with the law firm of Morgan & Morgan, will hold a
news conference in Orlando to announce the filing of an Equal Employment
Opportunity Commission (EEOC) complaint by an Arab-American Muslim
United Parcel Service (UPS) employee who alleges that the company
created a hostile work environment because of his religion and national
The complaint also alleges that UPS retaliated against the Muslim worker for challenging the discrimination.
UPS management allegedly referred to the employee as a "monkey"
because his "skin tone" and would reportedly monitor his use of
restroom facilities. During the investigation of this case, other former
UPS employees of Middle-Eastern background have come forward to
reportedly confirm UPS's discriminatory culture.
The plaintiff and his attorneys will take part in the news conference.
WHAT: Orlando News Conference to Announce EEOC Charges against UPS
WHEN: Tuesday, July 10, 11 a.m.
WHERE: 8901 Atlantic Ave, Orlando, FL 32824
CONTACT: CAIR-Tampa Executive Director Hassan Shibly, Esq., 813-541-4321 E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
NOTE TO MEDIA: Hand-held microphones and microphone-stand/clips
are encouraged. The news conference will take place outside and will
include multiple speakers.
CAIR is America's largest Muslim civil liberties and advocacy
organization. Its mission is to enhance the understanding of Islam,
encourage dialogue, protect civil liberties, empower American Muslims,
and build coalitions that promote justice and mutual understanding.
Morgan and Morgan is a law firm committed to protecting
employee and individual rights both in and out of the workplace
throughout the nation. For more information about Morgan and Morgan's
Employment Law Division, please visit www.usovertimelawyers.com.