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Saturday, April 25, 2015
CAIR-Chicago Legal Advisor Represents Disabled Muslim Man in Negotiations with Employer
December 28, 2006
CAIR-Chicago Legal Advisor Maaria Mozaffar represented a Muslim man with a hearing disability in negotiations with his employer on December 14, 2006. The employer terminated the man after an alleged altercation with another employee. The man maintains that he acted in self-defense. Due to his poor understanding of the English language, the man could not understand the employer’s investigative process.
The employer recently rejected a request to have the man reinstated. CAIR-Chicago will file a charge of discrimination with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission to challenge the investigative process of the employer as discriminatory.