Skip to comments.AT&T To Pay Muslim Woman $5 Million After Boss Snatched Off Her Scarf
Posted on 05/07/2012 11:53:14 AM PDT by ColdOne
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A former Kansas City woman who converted to Islam in 2005 said she was harassed for years at AT&T, and that the abuse boiled over in 2008 when her boss snatched her head scarf and exposed her hair.
A Jackson County jury on Thursday awarded Susann Bashir $5 million in punitive damages in her discrimination lawsuit, along with $120,000 in lost wages and other actual damages.
The Kansas City Star reported Saturday that the award appears to be the largest jury verdict for a workplace discrimination case in Missouri history.
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Sounds like a lot of 'management' that I ran into while working for AT&T after the split.
I think the members of the jury should be personally on the hook for the difference. That would end these absurd judgements in a hurry.
As an Atheist I would sue her for constantly exposing me to religion against my will.
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