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    USA NYC Sikhs Give Boost For Federal Workplace Religious Freedom Law

    A new bill, initiated by Sikh activists and enacted by the New York City council, to protect workers against religious discrimination, adds momentum for such legislation at the federal level, a U.S. senator said. "Like a lot of issues, pressure sometimes has to come from outside Washington to...
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    USA Sikh Coalition To Testify On Workplace Religious Freedom Act

    Sikh Coalition to Testify on Workplace Religious Freedom Act By SiliconIndia, Thursday, 30 June 2011, 04:59 Hrs Fremont: Sikh Coalition will assemble for the hearing before the New York City Council's Civil Rights Committee today. The hearing will be regarding the bill that would...
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    SALDEF Stand-Up For Religious Diversity In The Workplace; End Discriminatory Treatment Of Sikh American Par

    (Washington D.C., 5/26/2011) - Since 2008, Sahaj Singh Khalsa, a Sikh American paramedic from New Mexico, has been discriminated against by his employer because of his mandated religious identity. Mr. Khalsa has endured disparaging remarks and threats, and, in one incident, was even physically...
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    Four Hours A Day On Computers 'can Double Heart Disease Risk'

    Four hours a day on computers ‘can double heart disease risk’ Just four hours a day in front of a computer or television could double your risk of a heart disease and thus increase your chances of premature death, a new study has claimed. Researchers at the University College London have...
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    Sikh Coalition Have You Suffered Workplace Discriminaiton? (Sikh Coalition Online Survey)

    [ The Sikh Coalition ] [ The Sikh Coalition ] Have You Suffered Workplace Discrimination Since 9/11? Take our Survey! [ https://secure.groundspring.org/dn/index.php?aid=2563 ] May 12, 2010 (Washington, DC) - The U.S. Congress is preparing to introduce landmark legislation known...
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    Legal Campaign Seeks To Eliminate Religious Discrimination In Workplace

    Campaign seeks to eliminate religious discrimination in workplace Campaign seeks to eliminate religious discrimination in workplace By Nikki Roberti (AXcess News) Washington - When Zainab Al-Suwaij's interviewer asked in a displeased tone...
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    Sikh News Workplace Law Jacqueline McManus (Monterey County Herald)

    Q : One of my co-workers confided in me that he is Sikh and that when he asked our employer about wearing a turban, he was told that all forms of headdress were prohibited and that our employer would not grant an exception because a turban would make the rest of the staff "uncomfortable."...
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    Accomodating Muslims In The US Workplace - Questions

    Muslim ji and everyone else, I apologize for the length of this post...but I hope you all can be of service. I belong to a nationwide networking group for Human Resource professionals that typically discusses employment law. Accomodations for people who are of lesser-known faiths occasionally...
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