Once again the thugs at CAIR demand that non-Muslims change their practices to conform to Islamic sensibilities, rather than calling upon Muslims in the United States to adapt to American culture. Do they really expect anyone to believe that McDonald's didn't hire this woman because it is "Islamophobic"? Their opposition to the hijab is, I am certain, entirely hygienic, and in a restaurant, that is something I am glad to see.
"Mich. McDonald's Accused Of Discrimination," from WWJ, April 13:
Rochester Hills (WWJ) -- The Michigan Chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations is accusing McDonald's of religious and ethnic discrimination. CAIR has filed an Equal Employment Opportunity Commission complaint against a McDonald's Restaurant in Rochester Hills. The complaint was filed on behalf of a Muslim woman who applied for a job at the restaurant. During the interview, she says that one of the restaurant managers informed her that wearing an Islamic head scarf, or hijab, would be a problem.
In 2008, the EEOC issued new guidelines on accommodating religious beliefs and practices in the workplace.
The guidelines offer protection for workers who wear religious attire such as a headscarf.
"We urge McDonald's to take immediate action to bring its hiring policies into compliance with long-established legal guidelines on reasonable religious accommodation in the workplace," said CAIR-MI Executive Director Dawud Walid.
Walid noted that in 2008, CAIR-MI raised concerns with McDonald's regarding two similar incidents in which Muslim women alleged being denied employment because of hijab....