Burger King Settles Suit over Worker’s Beard

December 3, 2007

Author: Jane M. Von Bergen

Source: The Philadelphia Inquirer


The owner of a Burger King in Brookhaven will pay $15,800 to settle a federal lawsuit brought by the U.S. Equal Opportunity Commission on behalf of a Muslim employee who was fired in November 2004 after he refused, for religious reasons, to shave his beard.