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Religious freedom: Not just an issue for Hobby Lobby

Religious freedom: Not just an issue for Hobby Lobby

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It's tough for nursing homes to attract good certified nursing assistants or aides. It's even harder when rumors abound about the mistreatment of those on the lower end of the power and pay scale. It's practically impossible when there is a belief a nursing home miay punish those for sincerely held religious beliefs.

Nursing home refused to allow Muslim worker to wear hijab, government lawsuit alleges

Nursing home refused to allow Muslim worker to wear hijab, government lawsuit alleges

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An Alabama nursing home is being sued after it allegedly refused to allow a Muslim worker to wear a hijab on the job, according to a lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission last week.

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