Workplace Bias against Muslims and Arabs on the Rise Again

Posted on December 5, 2006


Advocacy groups in California claim workplace bias against Muslims, Arabs and those perceived as Muslims has increased. Some of the non-Muslims have joined others in filing lawsuits through the California offices of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, alleging increasing discrimination against people of Middle Eastern and South Asian descent, the Los Angeles Times reported.

Source: Science Daily, copyrighted by UPI. The whole article can be read by clicking here.

Note from Rafik Beekun: To protect yourself against workplace bias, please download the Know Your Rights Pocket Guide. Several sections of this guide from the Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR) are of special interest: (a) Your legal rights as an employee, (b) When faced with discrimination on the job, (c) Know your legal rights as an airline passenger, (d) If federal law enforcement contacts you, and (e) Reacting to Anti-Muslim hate crimes.