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AT&T To Pay Muslim Woman $5 Million After Boss Snatched Off Her Scarf
aol.com ^ | 5/7/12 | AP

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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To: Hodar
The boss sounds like a huge jerk,...

Sounds like a lot of 'management' that I ran into while working for AT&T after the split.

41 posted on 05/07/2012 1:44:09 PM PDT by Roccus
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To: heartwood

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.


42 posted on 05/07/2012 1:47:02 PM PDT by RightOnTheBorder
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To: Uncle Slayton

As an Atheist I would sue her for constantly exposing me to religion against my will.


43 posted on 05/07/2012 2:29:33 PM PDT by BigCinBigD
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