Amazon does the right thing for Muslim workers during Ramadan

Posted on June 9, 2018


Suzanne Lucas,

In Amazon’s Minnesota warehouses, over 1,000 East African Muslim immigrants are working and observing Ramadan, Bloomberg reports. This month-long holiday involves fasting during daylight hours, among other things. An unfortunate cross-over of calendars means that these religious observances fall during the ramp up for Amazon Prime day. (Although Amazon hasn’t officially announced the date for Prime Day).

Amazon has agreed to “ease up on quotas” and create prayer rooms for the duration of the fast.

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