But HR pros and supervisors must also be mindful that some of the products their organizations handle could be inflammatory to some employees’ religious beliefs.
Case in point: A federal jury in Peoria, Ill., has awarded $240,000 to two Somalian-American Muslims who were fired from their jobs as truck drivers at Star Transport, a trucking company, when they refused to transport alcohol because it violated their religious beliefs under Islamic law, according to the EEOC, which brought the case.
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