EEOC Sues Small Airline Over Anti-Muslim Work Environment

Law360, New York (September 5, 2012, 1:57 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission hit Swift Aviation Group with a religious discrimination suit Tuesday, accusing the Arizona company of subjecting a Muslim employee to a hostile work environment that eventually forced him to quit.

Employees at Swift, which operates a small fleet of jets and a private terminal at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, allegedly made derogatory and threatening comments to Adam Donmez, a Palestinian Muslim. One co-worker allegedly asked him why he came to work dressed like he was “gonna blow up the...
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