Muslim Flight Attendant Refuses To Serve Alcohol
So, this is what it’s come to. You take a job and then impose your religious beliefs to decide what you will or will not do, even though you knew what the job entailed when you took it. The flight attendant is fighting her suspension.
In a bid to get her job back, Charee Stanley filed a discrimination complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission on Tuesday for the revocation of a reasonable religious accommodation.
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She wants to do her job without serving alcohol in accordance with her Islamic faith — just as she was doing before her suspension, her lawyer said.
“What this case comes down to is no one should have to choose between their career and religion and it’s incumbent upon employers to provide a safe environment where employees can feel they can practice their religion freely,” said Lena Masri, an attorney with Michigan chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations.