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Both Sides Lose in Religious Discrimination Claim

religion-IR.jpgTwo Muslim truck drivers were fired for refusing to ship alcohol because of their religious beliefs. They sued their employer, Star Transport, Inc. and ultimately were successful in a big win for the federal government's Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), which brought the case. Each of the men was asked by their dispatcher to pick up a load of beer - they said that they couldn't because of their Islamic religion.