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  1. findingmyway

    USA MTA Turban Policy: NYC Transit Allows Sikh And Muslim Employees To Wear Turbans Without Agency Logo

    (RNS) Sikh and Muslim transit workers in New York City are celebrating the settlement of a federal lawsuit that will allow them to wear turbans on the job, in public and without affixing Metropolitan Transit Authority logos to them. They will just have to be the same blue color as the MTA...
  2. spnadmin

    USA MTA Employee Loses 3 Teeth To Hate-nut's Punch On A Train Memorial Day

    Jiwan Singh blames the world's most notorious terrorist for the bias attacks he and his family have suffered over their religion. The Sikh MTA employee was riding a Brooklyn A train on Memorial Day when a hate-spewing straphanger accused him of being related to Osama Bin Laden and then...
  3. spnadmin

    Sikh Coalition New York City Council Majority Demands End To MTA's "Turban-branding" Policy

    Headline: New York City Council Majority Demands End to MTA's "Turban-branding" Policy Byline: After years of post-9/11 discrimination, Sikh transit workers and 27 City Council members say "Enough is enough" New York, NY ? On Tuesday, a majority of the New York City Council called on the...
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    Sikh News Sikhs Object To MTA Logo Requirement (NPR)

    A number of employees of New York City's Transit Authority are angry because they are being made to wear an MTA logo on their turbans. The men, members of the Sikh religion, say they are being singled out for special and degrading treatment...
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    Sikh News Irish Sikh In New MTA Flap

    http://www.irishecho.com/newspaper/story.cfm?id=15847 Irish Sikh in new MTA flap Irish Echo, NY - 13 hours ago Kevin Harrington, the Irish-American Sikh who was briefly taken off his post as a subway motorman last year because he wears a turban to work, is back in hot ...
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    Sikh News 'Patching' MTA Turban Flap

    http://www.nydailynews.com/news/local/story/268504p-229957c.html 'Patching' MTA turban flap New York Daily News, NY - 1 hour ago A Sikh subway motorman reluctantly put an MTA logo on his turban yesterday after transit officials told him he would otherwise be reassigned to moving trains ...
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