Sunni Muslim Driver to Get EEOC-Led Bias Trial Against Greyhound

Aug. 13, 2021, 4:11 PM

Greyhound Lines Inc. may have discriminated against and constructively discharged a Sunni Muslim driver when it told her during training that she couldn’t wear a full-length abaya—an untucked, loose-fitting shirt-like garment—while working, a federal judge in Baltimore ruled.

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission raised questions for trial on whether the company denied Aliyah Hadith a reasonable religious accommodation when it rejected her request to wear an abaya and told her she could wear a hijab or head scarf, a standard uniform shirt, and a knee-level skirt with or without pants underneath, the U.S. Court for the District of Baltimore said ...

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