Auto Repair Co. Must Pay Worker Harassed With 'Taliban' Slurs

Law360, New York (October 21, 2015, 2:56 PM EDT) -- An Illinois federal judge on Monday signed off on a consent decree settling allegations by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission that a National Tire and Battery employee was subjected to disparaging remarks about his religion and national origin.

NTW LLC agreed to pay $22,500 to Shadi Taweil following claims that it violated Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 by subjecting the mechanic to harassment because of his Islamic religion and because his national origin is Arab and Palestinian, according to the decree approved...
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