Hertz Suspends 34 Muslims For Praying On the Job | Talking Points Memo

A union in Seattle has filed an unfair-labor-practices complaint with the National Labor Relations Board against the Hertz car rental company, after 34 Somali Muslim shuttle drivers at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport were suspended for praying on the job.According to Hertz spokesman Rich Broome, a settlement two years ago created a rule that requires workers to clock out before praying. “We felt it was reasonable for our Muslim employees who need to pray a couple times during the workday to clock in and clock out,” Broome said, according to the Seattle Times.

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