$1.5M settlement for Muslim workers fired in prayer dispute

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$1.5M settlement for Muslim workers fired in prayer dispute

Dawn approaches over the meat processing plant owned and run by Cargill Meat Solutions, in Fort Morgan, a small town on the eastern plains of Colorado, on Jan. 11, 2016. The U.S. Equal Employment Commission said Friday that Cargill has agreed to pay $1.5 million to 138 Somali-American Muslim workers who were fired from the plant in 2016 after they were refused prayer breaks.

$1.5M settlement for Muslim workers fired in prayer dispute

Dawn approaches over the meat processing plant owned and run by Cargill Meat Solutions, in Fort Morgan, a small town on the eastern plains of Colorado, on Jan. 11, 2016. The U.S. Equal Employment Commission said Friday that Cargill has agreed to pay $1.5 million to 138 Somali-American Muslim workers who were fired from the plant in 2016 after they were refused prayer breaks.
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