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MUSLIM EMPLOYMENT DISCRIMINATION CLAIMS

DISMISSED ON THE MERITS

(Listed in chronological order)

Muslim v. Congressional Quarterly, Inc., Not Reported in F. Supp., 1979 WL 140 (D.D.C. 1979) January 17, 1979
Black Muslim magazine photon manager fired

McKinney v. American Air Filter Co., Inc., 472 F. Supp. 1121 (E.D. Mo. 1979) June 20, 1979
Black Muslim who claimed religious harassment

Ali v. Southeast Neighborhood House, 519 F. Supp. 489 (D.D.C. 1981) July 17, 1981
Muslim housing counselor fired

Davis v. U.S. Steel Corp, 539 F. Supp. 839 (E.D. Pa. 1982) February 26, 1982
Black Muslim steelworker with mental problems

Mateen v. Connecticut Transit, 550 F. Supp. 52 (D. Conn. 1982) October 5, 1982
Black Muslim bus driver fired

Kureshy v. City University of New York, 561 F. Supp. 1098 (S.D.N.Y. 1983) April 14, 1983
Indian Muslim geology professor denied promotion.

Farrakhan v. Del Monte Sales Co., 720 F.2d 515 (8th Cir. 1983) Neb. November 7, 1983
Earlier case: Farrakhan v. Del Monte Sales Co., 574 F. Supp. 275 (D. Neb. 1983) July 14, 1983
Black Muslim job applicant

Abdullah v. Tennessee Valley Authority, 762 F.2d 1005 (6th Cir. 1985) Tenn. April 30, 1985 (Approx. 2 pages)
Black Muslim TVA laborer fired

Allah v. U.S. Postal Service, 772 F.2d 905 (6th Cir. 1985) Tenn. Aug 22, 1985
Black Muslim postal worker fired

Glazer v. City College of City University of New York, Not Reported in F. Supp., 1985 WL 3397 (S.D.N.Y. 1985) October 22, 1985
Muslim university clerical worker fired

Sarwar v. West Houston Computers, Inc., Not Reported in F. Supp., 1986 WL 13200 (S.D. Tex. 1986) November 13, 1986
Indian Muslim Computer salesman denied government contract

El-Amin v. KFC Nat. Management Co., Not Reported in F. Supp., 1989 WL 4072 (W.D. Mo. 1989) January 19, 1989
Muslim convert restaurant worker fired

Khalifa v. State of Ariz., 872 F.2d 428 (9th Cir 1989) Ariz. April 13, 1989
Egyptian Muslim scientist denied promotion

Al-Marayati v. University of Toledo, 884 F.2d 578 (6th Cir. 1989) Aug 29, 1989
Iraqi Shi’ite university professor

El Safi v. California Dept. of Food and Agriculture, 919 F.2d 144 (9th Cir. 1990) Cal. November 23, 1990
Sudanese Muslim job applicant who was passed over for promotion by state agency

Sabek v. Columbia University, Not Reported in F. Supp., 1993 WL 177816 (S.D.N.Y. 1993) May 17, 1993
Muslim payroll accountant laid off by university

Hafiz v. Electronic Data Systems Corp., 996 F.2d 1215 (6th Cir. 1993) June 25, 1993
Egyptian Muslim systems analyst/engineer terminated by computer company

Mobin v. Aldridge, 21 F.3d 1114 (9th Cir. 1994) April 11, 1994
Afghani Muslim civilian engineer terminated by U.S. Navy

E.E.O.C. v. Shoney's, Inc., 28 F.3d 1213 (6th Cir. 1994) Tenn. July 5, 1994
American Muslim restaurant worker terminated allegedly based on error that he was non-citizen

Jafri v. Park Lane Hotel, Not Reported in F. Supp., 1994 WL 514539 (S.D.N.Y. 1994) September 21, 1994
Pakistani Muslim comptroller laid off

Schbley v. Gould, Not Reported in F.Supp., 1994 WL 675045 (D. Kan. 1994) November 16, 1994
Lebanese Muslim political science professor

Barkat v. Excelsior Mfg. & Supply Co., Not Reported in F. Supp., 1995 WL 622392 (N.D. Ill. 1995) October 20, 1995
Muslim woman fired by manufacturing company

Korna v. Veda, Inc., 96 F.3d 1448 (6th Cir. 1996) Ohio September 5, 1996
Egyptian Muslim mechanical engineer fired by Air Force contractor

Jafri v. Levitt, 104 F.3d 353, 1996 WL 633399 (2nd Cir. 1996) ny Nov. 1, 1996
Pakistani Muslim fired from his job as an SEC securities compliance examiner

Barakat v. Taco Bell, Inc., 970 F.Supp. 634 (N.D. Ill. 1997) July 16, 1997 Palestinian Muslim fired as a restaurant general manager

Ali v. Brown, 998 F.Supp. 917 (N.D. Ill. 1998) March 23, 1998
Female Muslim clerk/typist fired by VA

Al-Marayati v. University of Toledo, 145 F.3d 1329 (6th Cir. 1998) Ohio May 13, 1998
Iraqi Shi’ite university professor

Farooqui v. Cook County, Not Reported in F. Supp.2d, 1998 WL 456548 (N.D. Ill. 1998) July 31, 1998
Indian Muslim pharmacist terminated by county hospital.

Hafford v. Seidner, 183 F.3d 506 (6th Cir. 1999) Ohio July 12, 1999
earlier case: Hafford v. Seidner, 167 F.3d 1074 (6th Cir. 1999) February 19, 1999
Black Muslim prison guard

Al-Salem v. Bucks County Water & Sewer Authority, Not Reported in F. Supp.2d, 1999 WL 167729 (E.D. Pa.,1999) March 25, 1999
Libyan Muslim engineer allegedly harassed and denied promotion

Butt v. Board of Trustees of Eastern Illinois University, 83 F. Supp.2d 962 (C.D. Ill. 1999) June 15, 1999
Pakistani Muslim education professor denied university dean position.

Ashjari v. Nynex Corp., 182 F.3d 898 (2nd Cir. 1999) NY June 22, 1999
Earlier cases: Ashjari v. NYNEX Corp., Not Reported in F.Supp., 1998 WL 19995 (S.D.N.Y. 1998) January 21, 1998; Ashjari v. NYNEX Corp., Not Reported in F.Supp., 1998 WL 276178 (S.D.N.Y. 1998) May 29, 1998; Ashjari v. NYNEX Corp., Not Reported in F.Supp., Not Reported in F.Supp.2d, 1998 WL 699503 (S.D.N.Y. 1998) October 2, 1998
Iranian Shi’ite terminated by technology company

Floyd v. State of Missouri Dept. of Social Services, Div. of Family Services, 188 F.3d 932 (8th Cir. 1999) Mo. August 17, 1999
Blind Turkish Muslim government agency employee denied promotion

Adeniji v. Administration For Children's Services, 201 F.3d 430 (2nd Cir. 1999) NY November 18, 1999
Earlier case: Adeniji v. Administration for Children Services, NYC ,43 F. Supp.2d 407 (S.D.N.Y.,1999) March 30, 1999
Nigerian Muslim social worker terminated by state agency

Hearne v. General Manager of Alameda-Contra Costa Transit Dist., Not Reported in F. Supp.2d, 1999 WL 1285461 (N.D. Cal. 1999) December 3, 1999
Black Muslim janitor terminated by county

Hussein v. The Waldorf-Astoria, 134 F. Supp.2d 591 (S.D.N.Y. 2001) March 30, 2001
Earlier case: Hussein v. Waldorf Astoria Hotel, Restaurant and Club Employees and Bartenders Local #6, Not Reported in F. Supp.2d, 2000 WL 16928 (S.D.N.Y.2000) January 11, 2000
Unionized Muslim banquet employee fired for refusing to shave his beard

Abdullah v. Philadelphia Housing Authority, Not Reported in F. Supp.2d, 2000 WL 377796 (E.D. Pa.,2000) March 29, 2000
Earlier cases: Abdullah v. Philadelphia Housing Authority, Not Reported in F. Supp.2d, 2000 WL 377774 (E.D. Pa.,2000) April 3, 2000.
Muslim police officer allegedly harassed and terminated

Bazargani v. Haverford State Hosp., 90 F. Supp.2d 643 (E.D. Pa. 2000) March 31, 2000 Iranian Muslim psychiatrist denied promotion and terminated

Baaqee v. Brock & Bleving Const. Co, Not Reported in F.Supp.2d, 2000 WL 821469 (S.D.Ala.,2000) June 19, 2000
Black Muslim carpenter laid off

Muhammad v. Catholic Charities, Not Reported in F. Supp.2d, 2000 WL 1100396 (N.D. Ill. 2000) August 7, 2000
Black Muslim woman fired by Catholic food center

Nealon v. Cleveland, 140 Ohio App.3d 101, 746 N.E.2d 694,Ohio App. 8 Dist.,2000. October 30, 2000
Black Muslim lawyer denied city position.

Hayatdavoudi v. University of Louisiana System Bd. of Trustees, 240 F.3d 1073 (5th Cir. 2000) La. November 27, 2000
Iranian Shi’ite petroleum engineering professor denied promotion

Hafez v. Avis Rent A Car System, Inc., 242 F.3d 365 (2nd Cir. 2000) NY November 29, 2000
Egyptian Muslim employee of car rental agency denied promotion

Zainalian v. Memphis Bd. of Educ., 3 Fed.Appx. 429 (6th Cir. 2001) Tenn. February 5, 2001
Iranian Muslim substitute teacher denied full-time position

Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center v. Office of Chief Administrative Hearing, 2 Fed.Appx. 554 (7th Cir. 2001) Ill. February 9, 2001
Earlier case: Hammoudah v. Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center, Not Reported in F. Supp.2d, 2000 WL 220505 (N.D. Ill.2000) February 18, 2000
Egyptian Muslim radiological physicist denied hospital position

Sharafeldin v. Maryland, Dept. of Public Safety and Correctional Services, 131 F.Supp.2d 730 (D. Md.,2001) February 13, 2001
Sudanese Muslim prison chaplain allegedly discriminating against in work conditions.

Ahmed v. Gelfand, 160 F. Supp.2d 408 (E.D.N.Y. 2001) March 5, 2001
Muslim pharmacist fired by hospital

Shorter v. St. Cloud State University, Not Reported in F. Supp.2d, 2001 WL 912367 (D. Minn. 2001) August 14, 2001
Black Muslim graduate student claiming harassment

Hussein v. Pierre Hotel, Not Reported in F. Supp.2d 2001 WL 406258 (S.D.N.Y. 2001. April 20, 2001
Earlier case: Hussein v. Pierre Hotel, Not Reported in F. Supp.2d 2000 WL 776920 (S.D.N.Y. 2000) June 14, 2000
Unionized Muslim banquet worker denied jobs for refusing to shave his beard

Layachi v. Minolta Business Systems, Inc., Not Reported in F.Supp.2d, 2001 WL 1098008 (S.D.N.Y. 2001) September 18, 2001
Algerian Muslim terminated from company

Taha v. Montell USA, Inc., 275 F.3d 46 (5th Cir. 2001) La. October 15, 2001
Lebanese Muslim who claimed he was terminated because of his religion

Sheikh v. Independent School Dist. 535, Not Reported in F. Supp.2d, 2001 WL 1636504 (D. Minn. 2001) October 18, 2001
Somalian Muslim allegedly harassed and laid off

In re Nachef, 288 A.D.2d 550, 731 N.Y.S.2d 818, N.Y.A.D.,2001, November 1, 2001
Muslim employee who challenged his denial of unemployment benefits when he left work to attend religious observance

Muhammad v. Fluor Daniel, Inc., Not Reported in Cal.Rptr.2d, 2001 WL 1530893 Cal.App. 4 Dist., December 3, 2001

Habib v. NationsBank, 279 F.3d 563 (8th Cir. 2001) Mo. December 28, 2001
Female Black Muslim account payable clerk denied promotion

Hussein v. Hotel Employees and Restaurant Union, Local 6, Not Reported in F. Supp.2d, 2002 WL 10441 (S.D.N.Y. 2002) January 3, 2002
Earlier cases: Hussein v. Hotel Employees & Restaurant Union, Local 6, 108 F.Supp.2d 360 (S.D.N.Y. 2000) August 11, 2000; Hussein v. Hotel Employees, 14 Fed.Appx. 39 (2nd Cir. 2001) June 28, 2001
Unionized Muslim banquet employee not given hours after he refused to attend Friday roll call

Khan v. Popeyes of Maryland, Inc., 179 F.Supp.2d 548 (D. Md. 2002) January 4, 2002
Muslim employee fired from position as fast food manager because of his religion

Pasic v. Eztzi's Texas Holding Corp., Not Reported in F.Supp.2d, 2002 WL 31938854 (S.D.N.Y. 2002) January 9, 2002
Bosnian Muslim restaurant worker allegedly harassed

Hussein v. Genuardi's Family Markets, Not Reported in F. Supp.2d, 2002 WL 56248 (E.D. Pa.,2002) January 15, 2002
Female Egyptian Muslim allegedly harassed and fired

Sabir v. Thompson, 87 Fed.Appx. 833 (4th Cir. 2002) Md. March 28, 2002
Female Black Muslim who claimed NIH failed to accommodate her religious practices

Sultan v. American NTN Bearing Mfg. Corp., Not Reported in F.Supp.2d, 2002 WL 548723 (N.D. Ill.,2002) April 8, 2002
Muslim Indian allegedly harassed and fired

Morrison v. Philadelphia Housing Authority, Not Reported in F. Supp.2d, 2002 WL 538983 (E.D. Pa.,2002) April 11, 2002
Earlier case: Morrison v. Philadelphia Housing Authority, 203 F.R.D. 195 (E.D. Pa. 2001) August 6, 2001
Muslim employee fired

Hines v. Principi, Not Reported in F. Supp.2d, 2002 WL 1160956 (N.D. Ill. 2002) May 23, 2002
Blind Black Muslim computer programmer allegedly mistreated while employed at VA

Karim v. Staples, 210 F. Supp.2d 737 (D. Md. 2002) July 23, 2002
Illiterate Bangladeshi Muslim allegedly harassed

Obu v. Ohio Dept. of Aging, 119 Ohio Misc.2d 131, 774 N.E.2d 812, Ohio Ct.Cl.,2002. July 26, 2002
Female Black Muslim terminated

Ray v. Trans States Airlines, Inc., Not Reported in F. Supp.2d, 2002 WL 31305191 (E.D. Mo. 2002) October 10, 2002
Pakistani Muslim flight attendant fired

Alnajjar v. Wayne State University, Not Reported in N.W.2d, 2002 WL 31376694 Mich.App.,2002, October 22, 2002
Iraqi-American accounting professor denied tenure and fired

Boroujerdi v. Mississippi State University, Not Reported in F. Supp.2d, 2002 WL 31992185 (N.D. Miss. 2002) October 28, 2002
Iranian university research scientist

Hussein v. Meade, 50 Fed.Appx. 473 (2nd Cir. 2002) NY October 31, 2002
Iranian Muslim fired from job as chemist

Ahmad v. Nassau Health Care Corp., 234 F.Supp.2d 185 (E.D.N.Y. 2002) November 12, 2002
Pakistan-born physician terminated from salaried position at hospital

Legard v. England, 240 F.Supp.2d 538 (E.D. Va. 2002) November 13, 2002
Muslim of Middle Eastern descent fired by U.S. Navy.

Elhertani v. Level One Communications, Inc., Not Reported in Cal.Rptr.2d, 2002 WL 31555329, Cal.App. 3 Dist., November 19, 2002
Muslim Saudi Palestinian communication company employee allegedly harassed.

Farahmand v. Rumsfeld, Not Reported in F. Supp.2d, 2002 WL 31630709 (E.D. Pa. 2002) November 20, 2002
Iranian Muslim employee denied promotion by U.S. Defense Logistics Agency

Thompson v. General Elec. Capital Corp., 53 Fed.Appx. 267 (4th Cir. 2002) NC December 20, 2002
Black Muslim who claimed religious harassment

Elmenayer v. ABF Freight System Inc., 318 F.3d 130, 90 Fair Empl.Prac.Cas. (BNA) 1393 (2nd Cir 2003) NY January 22, 2003
Earlier case: Elmenayer v. ABF Freight Systems, Not Reported in F.Supp.2d, 2001 WL 1152815 (E.D.N.Y.2001) September 20, 2001
Muslim truck driver who claimed that his employer failed to accommodate his religious customs

Rahman v. Citterio, U.S.A. Corp., 57 Fed.Appx. 516, 2003 WL 193696 (3rd Cir. 2003) Pa. January 29, 2003
Female Bangladeshi Muslim employed by meat plant

Shabazz v. PYA Monarch, LLC, 271 F.Supp.2d 797 (E.D. Va. 2003) March 13, 2003
Defamation action against employer for telling anti-discrimination investigators that employee was fired for allegedly sympathizing with Muslim terrorists

Hannoon v. Fawn Engineering Corp., 324 F.3d 1041, 91 Fair Empl.Prac.Cas. (BNA) 830, 84 Empl. Prac. Dec. P 41,370 (8th Cir. 2003) Iowa April 14, 2003
Muslim information systems engineer who claimed he was fired because of his national origin and company did not accommodate his religion

Mohammed v. May Dept. Stores, Co. 273 F. Supp.2d 531, 92 Fair Empl.Prac.Cas. (BNA) 540 (D. Del. 2003)
Saudi Muslim applicant for sales associate position

Elmahdi v. Marriot Hotel Service, Inc., 339 F.3d 645, 92 Fair Empl.Prac.Cas. (BNA) 790, (8th Cir. 2003) Mo. August 6, 2003
Sudanese Muslim janitor who claimed he was harassed

Mohamed v. Sky Chefs, Inc., Not Reported in F.Supp.2d, 2003 WL 22083294 (D. Minn. 2003) August 26, 2003
Somalian Muslim airport food worker who claim he was laid off because of his religion after 9/11 business drop

Bouso v. Elkay Mfg. Co., Not Reported in F. Supp.2d, 2003 WL 22410076 (N.D. Ill. 2003) October 22, 2003
Kurdish Muslim employee fired by manufacturing company

Beverly v. Desmond Hotel & Conference Center, Not Reported in F. Supp.2d, 2004 WL 45467 (E.D. Pa. 2004) January 7, 2004
Black Muslim hotel worker who claimed he was harassed and terminated because of his religion

Raad v. Alaska State Com’n for Human Rights, 86 P.3d 899, 93 Fair Empl.Prac.Cas. (BNA) 178, 84 Empl. Prac. Dec. P 41,629, 186 Ed. Law Rep. 551, Alaska, January 9, 2004
Earlier case Raad v. Fairbanks North Star Borough Sch. Dist., 323 F.3d 1185 (9th Cir. 2003) March 27, 2003
Certified teacher, who was Lebanese and Muslim woman, discrimination and retaliation action against school district which failed to hire her for any of 31 teaching positions

Nasser v. City of Columbus, 92 Fed.Appx. 261, 2004 WL 473985, 27 NDLR P 268, (6th Cir. 2004) Ohio March 10, 2004
Sunni Muslim terminated from his job as city water inspector

Habib v. Urban Outfitters, Not Reported in F.Supp.2d, 2004 WL 765119 (E.D. Pa.2004) April 1, 2004
Egyptian Muslim woman terminated from job as information systems employee of clothing retailer

Beshty v. General Motors, 327 F.Supp.2d 208 (W.D.N.Y. 2004) July 6, 2004
Libyan Muslim engineer at car company

Nakhaee v. Southern California Permanente Medical Group, Not Reported in Cal.Rptr.3d, 2004 WL 1575626, Cal.App. 2 Dist.,2004, July 15, 2004 .
Iranian Muslim lab assistant

Soliman v. Shark Inc., Not Reported in F.Supp.2d, 2004 WL 1672458 (S.D.N.Y. 2004), July 27, 2004
Arab Muslim restaurant sous chef

Sadannejad v. University of Rochester, 329 F.Supp.2d 385, 191 Ed. Law Rep. 690, (W.D.N.Y. 2004) August 10, 2004
Iranian Muslim research scientist

Baqir v. Principi, Not Reported in F.Supp.2d, 2004 WL 3314942 (W.D.N.C. 2004). September 3, 2004
Pakistani Muslim cardiologist

Butler v. MBNA Technology Inc., 111 Fed.Appx. 230, 2004 WL 2244203 (5th Cir. 2004) September 24, 2004
Earlier cases: Butler v. MBNA Technology Inc., (shows dismissal of religion claims)
Not Reported in F.Supp.2d, 2004 WL 389101 (N.D.Tex., 2004) March 1, 2004; Butler v. MBNA Technology, Inc., Not Reported in F.Supp.2d, 2003 WL 22425028 (N.D.Tex.,2003) October 23, 2004; Butler v. MBNA Technology, Inc., Not Reported in F.Supp.2d, 2003 WL 22479215 (N.D.Tex.,2003) October 31, 2003
Iranian Muslim who claimed religious harrassment

Sharif v. Buck, 338 F. Supp.2d 435, 192 Ed. Law Rep. 762 (W.D.N.Y. 2004) September 30, 2004
Muslim who claimed employer school failure to accommodate religion

Aljadir v. Substitute Teacher Service, Not Reported in F. Supp.2d, 2004 WL 2223073, (D. Del. 2004) October 5, 2004
Muslim teacher fired for in-class comments about Islam

Ghamrawi v. Case & Associates Properties Inc., 116 Fed.Appx. 206, 2004 WL 2476459, (10th Cir. 2004) Okl November 4, 2004
Jordanian Muslim leasing agent

Uddin v. City of Chicago, Not Reported in F.Supp.2d, 2004 WL 2515846 (N.D. Ill 2004) November 5, 2004
Pakistani Muslim at Chicago Dept. of Public Health

Alazawi v. Swift Transp. Co., Inc., 391 F.Supp.2d 626 (W.D.Tenn. 2004) December 28, 2004
Arab Muslim truck driver

Williams v. Arrow Chevrolet, Inc., 121 Fed.Appx. 148 (7th Cir. 2005) Ill. January 18, 2005 Earlier case: Scott v. Arrow Chevrolet, Not Reported in F.Supp.2d, 2004 WL 574675 N.D.Ill. 2004) March 23, 2004
Group of black men (including one Muslim) car dealer finance dept employees who claimed they were not permitted to use demo vehicles

Khan v. Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Not Reported in F.Supp.2d, 2005 WL 273027, 10 Wage & Hour Cas.2d (BNA) 585 (S.D.N.Y. 2005) February 2, 2005
Female Indian Muslim Programmer analyst at Federal Reserve.

Thompson v. Kaufman’s Bakery, Inc. Not Reported in F.Supp.2d, 2005 WL 643433, (W.D.N.Y. 2005) March 16, 2005
Black Muslim sanitation worker who claimed his religion was not accomodated

Hussain v. Highgate Hotels, Inc, 126 Fed.Appx. 256, 2005 WL 627964, 2005 Fed.App. 0199N, (6th Cir. 2005) Mich March 18, 2005
Muslim banquet worker who refused to shave his beard

Bourini v. Bridgestone/Firestone North American Tire, LLC, 136 Fed.Appx. 747 (6th Cir. 2005) Tenn March 30, 2005
Jordanian Muslim tire builder who claims he was harassed after 9/11

Delfani v. U.S. Capitol Guide Bd., Not Reported in F. Supp.2d, 2005 WL 736644 (D.D.C 2005) March 31, 2005
Female Iranian Capitol tour guide

Idrees v. City of New York Dept. of Parks and Recreation, Not Reported in F. Supp.2d, 2005 WL 1026027 (S.D.N.Y. 2005) May 3, 2005
Paksitani Muslim engineering auditor denied promotion and harassed

Al-Zubaidy v. TEK Industries, 406 F.3d 1030, 95 Fair Empl.Prac.Cas. (BNA) 1292 (8th Cir. 2005) Neb. May 11, 2005
Iraqi Shi’ite prisoner employed by prison industries

El-Amin v. First Transit, Inc., Not Reported in F.Supp.2d, 2005 WL 1118175 (S.D. Ohio 2005) May 11, 2005
Black Muslim bus driver trainee

Riaz v. Lyons Tp. High School Dist., Not Reported in F.Supp.2d, 2005 WL 1863447, 86 Empl. Prac. Dec. P 42,029 (N.D. Ill. 2005) May 20, 2005
Pakistani Muslim computer teacher

Shabazz v. Oakland Unified School Dist., Not Reported in F.Supp.2d, 2005 WL 1513148 (N.D. Cal. 2005) June 22, 2005
Black Muslim school teacher

Khan v. Prison Health Services, Inc., Not Reported in F.Supp.2d, 2005 WL 1939943 (S.D. Ind. 2005) June 28, 2005
Pakistani Muslim prison doctor

Ayesh v. Fair Isaac Corp. Not Reported in F.Supp.2d, 2005 WL 1562786 (N.D. Cal. 2005) June 29, 2005
Palestinian Muslim fired from job as software engineer

Mohamed v. Air Serv Corp, Not Reported in F.Supp.2d, 2005 WL 1868791 (E.D. Ky. 2005) August 1, 2005
Mauritarian Muslim air cabin security officer

Mawaldi v. St. Elizabeth Health Center, 381 F.Supp.2d 675, 96 Fair Empl.Prac.Cas. (BNA) 835 (N.D. Ohio 2005) August 8, 2005
Syrian Muslim physician who had resigned from residency program and sued hospital

Nuriddin v. Goldin, 382 F.Supp.2d 79 (D.D.C. 2005) August 17, 2005
Muslim NASA employee.

Alvarado v. Fedex Corp., Not Reported in F.Supp.2d, 2005 WL 2036026 (N.D. Cal. 2005) August 23, 2005
Plaintiff group that included Lebanese Muslim

Eldeeb v. Career Edu. Corp., Not Reported in F.Supp.2d, 2005 WL 2105500 (D. Minn. 2005) August 30, 2005
Egyptian Muslim statistics teacher

Idrees v. Beth Israel Hospital,142 Fed.Appx. 535 (2nd Cir. 2005) NY September 6, 2005
Earlier case: Idrees v. Beth Israel Hosp., Not Reported in F.Supp.2d, 2004 WL 2346666 (S.D.N.Y.,2004) October 19, 2004
Muslim who claimed hospital failed to accommodate religion

Morton v. The Salvation Army, Not Reported in F.Supp.2d, 2005 WL 2234003, (S.D.N.Y. 2005) September 12, 2005
Black Muslim ex-con

Moore v. Miami-Dade County, Not Reported in F.Supp.2d, 2005 WL 3273722 (S.D. Fla. 2005) September 30, 2005
Muslims who refused to ride on fire truck with an American flag attached

Amiri v. Stoladi Property Group, 407 F.Supp.2d 119 (D.D.C. 2005) October 4, 2005
Afghani Muslim Security guard

Khan v. Kroger, Not Reported in F.Supp.2d, 2005 WL 2994355 (E.D. Mich.,2005) November 8, 2005
Bangladeshi Muslim grocery store worker

Scott v. Danka Office Imaging Co., Not Reported in F.Supp.2d, 2005 WL 3074150 (D.N.J. 2005) November 14, 2005
Female Muslim convert

Arraleh v. Country of Ramsey, Not Reported in F.Supp.2d, 2005 WL 3110672 (D. Minn. 2005) November 18, 2005

Al-Mahdi v. District of Columbia Public Schools, Not Reported in F.Supp.2d, 2005 WL 3272075 (D.D.C. 2005) December 2, 2005
Black Muslim school teacher who wore traditional clothes

EEOC v. Rite Aid Corp., Not Reported in F.Supp.2d, 2005 WL 3434779, 97 Fair Empl.Prac.Cas. (BNA) 216, 87 Empl. Prac. Dec. P 42,182 (D.Del. 2005) December 12, 2005
Female Muslim pharmacy worker who claimed harrassment

Shokry v. Trigen Energy Corp. Not Reported in F.Supp.2d, 2006 WL 44099 (S.D.N.Y. 2006) January 9, 2006
Egyptian Muslim engineer

Ataee v. Mount Sinai Hosp., 11 Misc.3d 1055(A), 815 N.Y.S.2d 493 (Table) N.Y.Sup.,2006 January 11, 2006
Iranian Muslim physician

Baqir v. Principi, ,434 F.3d 733, 97 Fair Empl.Prac.Cas. (BNA) 473, 87 Empl. Prac. Dec. P 42,236 (4th Cir. 2006) N.C. January 20, 2006
Earlier case: Baqir v. Principi, Not Reported in F. Supp.2d, 2004 WL 3314942 (W.D.N.C. 2004) September 3, 2004
Department of VA cardiologist

Gueye v. Air Born Express, Not Reported in F.Supp.2d, 2006 WL 181994 (S.D.Ohio 2006) January 24, 2006
Black Muslim fired after an assault

Faruq Wal-Mart Stores Inc., Not Reported in F.Supp.2d, 2006 WL 181995, W.D.N.Y., January 24, 2006
Female Black Muslim at retail store

Hussain v. Nicholson, 435 F.3d 359, 97 Fair Empl.Prac.Cas. (BNA) 466, 87 Empl. Prac. Dec. P 42,300, 369 U.S.App.D.C. 247 (D.C. Cir. 2006) January 31, 2006
Earlier case: Hussain v. Principi, 344 F.Supp.2d 86 (D.D.C., 2004) October 28, 2004
Indian Muslim former federal employee

Ghannam v. Natsios, Not Reported in F.Supp.2d, 2006 WL 286862 (D.D.C. 2006) February 6, 2006
USAID employee allegedly fired for marrying a Muslim

El-Zayaty v. University of Findlay,444 F.Supp.2d 790, 212 Ed. Law Rep. 701 (N.D.Ohio 2006) February 13, 2006
Egyptian Muslim business school professor

Mattar v. Community Memorial Hosp., Not Reported in F.Supp.2d, 2006 WL 449205 (N.D. Ind. 2006).February 22, 2006
Egyptian-Canadian Muslim doctor

Lahrichi v. Lumera Corp. Not Reported in F.Supp.2d, 2006 WL 521659 (W.D. Wash.. 2006).March 2, 2006
Moroccan Muslim engineer

Shekhem’El-Bey v. City of New York, 419 F. Supp.2d 546 (S.D.N.Y. 2006) March 7, 2006
Moorish American prison guard

Amini v. Oberlin College, 440 F.3d 350, 97 Fair Empl.Prac.Cas. (BNA) 1046, 87 Empl. Prac. Dec. P 42,337, 206 Ed. Law Rep. 862, 2006 Fed.App. 0089P 6HT Cir. 2000) Ohio March 10, 2006
earlier cases: Amini v. Oberlin College, 259 F.3d 493 (6th Cir. 2001) August 2, 2001; Amini v. Oberlin College, 2000 WL 33417499 (N.D. Ohio 2000) April 14, 2000
Iranian Muslim applicant for college faculty position (biology)

Elfiky v Pfizer. 12 Misc.3d 1152(A), 819 N.Y.S.2d 209 N.Y.Sup.,March 16, 2006
Egyptian Muslim tax accountant

Holleran v. Omniflight Helicopters, Inc. Not Reported in F.Supp.2d, 2006 WL 752569 (N.D. Ind. 2006) March 22, 2006
Iranian helicopter mechanic

Mahgoub v. Miami Dade Community College, ,Slip Copy, 2006 WL 952278, (Not Selected for publication in the Federal Reporter) (11th Cir. 2006) Fla April 13, 2006
Egyptian Muslim who claims he was harassed at community college after 9/11

Maqsood v. Bell Sec, Inc.Slip Copy, 2006 WL 1380259 (S.D.N.Y. 2006) May 22, 2006
Pakistani Muslim security guard

Gueye v. Cincinnati Public Schools, Not Reported in F.Supp.2d, 2006 WL 1476173 (S.D. Ohio 2006) May 24, 2006
Earlier case: Gueye v. University of Cincinnati , Not Reported in F.Supp.2d, 2006 WL 783356 (S.D.Ohio 2006)March 23, 2006
Senegalese Muslim denied several jobs at university

Wiley v. Pless Sec., Inc. Slip Copy, 2006 WL 1982886 (N.D. Ga. 2006) July 12, 2006
Female Muslim security guard

Raheim v. New York City Bd. Of Educ., ,Slip Copy, 2006 WL 2385428 (E.D.N.Y. 2006) August 17, 2006

Elsherif v Allina Hospitals and Clinics, Not Reported in N.W.2d, 2006 WL 2474065, Minn.App., August 29, 2006
Several African Muslim job applicants to hospital

Arraleh v. County of Ramsey, 461 F.3d 967, 98 Fair Empl.Prac.Cas. (BNA) 1744, 88 Empl. Prac. Dec. P 42,557 (8th Cir. 2006) Minn. September 7, 2006
Earlier case: Arraleh v. Country of Ramsey, Not Reported in F. Supp.2d, 2005 WL 3110672 (D. Minn. 2005), November 18, 2005
Somali Muslim county worker

Shahin v. College of Misercordia, Slip Copy, 2006 WL 2642355 (M.D. Pa. 2006) September 13, 2006
Egyptian Muslim math and computer science professor

Smith v. Children’s Aid Soc,, Slip Copy, 2006 WL 2639425, 2006 -Ohio- 4754, Ohio App. 8 Dist., September 14, 2006
Female Black Muslim social worker

E.E.O.C. v. Trans States Airlines, Inc, 462 F.3d 987(8th Cir. 2006) Mo. September 19, 2006
Earlier case: E.E.O.C. v. Trans States Airlines, Inc, 356 F.Supp.2d 984 (E.D. Mo. 2005) February 9, 2005
Fijian Muslim pilot

Salami v. North Carolina Agr. & Technical State University, 191 Fed.Appx. 193 (4th Cir. 2006) NC June 28, 2006
Earlier case: Salami v. N orth Carolina Agr. & Technical State University, 394 F.Supp.2d 696, 95 Fair Empl.Prac.Cas. (BNA) 1389, 204 Ed. Law Rep. 191 (M.D.N.C. 2005) April 13, 2005

Cambra v. Chevron Intern. Exploration & Production, Slip Copy, 2006 WL 2850032 (N.D. Cal. 2006) October 4, 2006
Iranian Muslim

Belgasem v. Water Pik Technologies, 457 F.Supp.2d 1205 (D. Colo. 2006) October 17, 2006
Libyan Orthodox Muslim employed by dental hygiene manufacturer

Kamal v. Hopmayer, Slip Copy, 2006 WL 3197161 (S.D.N.Y. 2006) November 2, 2006
Iranian Muslim student

Gueve v. Evans, Slip Copy, 2006 WL 3298427 (S.D.N.Y. 2006) November 13, 2006
Senegalese Muslim fired from U.S. Census Bureau

Rikabi v. Nicholson, Slip Copy, 2006 WL 3337506 (S.D. Miss. 2006) November 16, 2006
Lebanese Muslim VA doctor

Alzubi v. American Islamic Institute of Antelope Valley, Not Reported in Cal.Rptr.3d, 2006 WL 3334416, Cal.App. 2 Dist. November 17, 2006

Islam v. Harvey, Slip Copy, 2006 WL 3702761 (E.D. Va. 2006) December 13, 2006
Pakistani Muslim waiter at military officers’ club

Bold v. Golder Associates Inc,,212 Fed.Appx. 860, 2006 WL 3780645 (11th Cir. 2006) Fla. December 26, 2006
Iranian Muslim consulting engineering firm

Avdyli v. Barnhart, Slip Copy, 2007 WL 57601 (N.D. Ill. 2007) January 3, 2007
White Muslim SSA employee

Khaleel v. Metro One Loss Prevention Services Groups, 469 F.Supp.2d 130, 2007 WL 64125 (S.D.N.Y. 2007) January 8, 2007
Egyptian Muslim security guard

Mohamed v. Publix Super Markets Inc., 162 Fed.Appx. 924 (11th Cir. 2006) Fla. January 18, 2006
Earlier case: Mohamed v. Publix Super Markets, Inc., Slip Copy, 2004 WL 5320631 (S.D.Fla.. 2004) April 14, 2004

Mohammed v. Mail Contractors of America, Inc., Slip Copy, 2007 WL 184742, 89 Empl. Prac. Dec. P 42,669 (S.D. Ohio 2007) January 19, 2007
Black Muslim letter carrier

Shamsid-Deen v. Alliant Energy Corp., Slip Copy, 2007 WL 791450 (W.D. Wis. 2007)., March 14, 2007
Earlier case: Shamsid-Deen v. Alliant Energy Corp., Slip Copy, 2007 WL 185092, , (W.D. Wis. 2007) January 19, 2007
Black Muslim employed by power company

Jiggetts v. Laguardia Airport, Slip Copy, 2007 WL 1026409 (E.D.N.Y. 2007) March 30, 2007
Black Muslim TSA screener

Ibrahim v. Hillsborough Area Regional Transit Authority, Slip Copy, 2007 WL 1017683, (M.D. Fla. 2007) March 30, 2007
Egyptian Muslim mechanic

Osby v. Potter, Slip Copy, 2007 WL 1176636, (N.D. Cal., 2007) April 20, 2007
Black Muslim postal worker

Elnashar v. Speedway SuperAmerica, LLC, 484 F.3d 1046, 2007 WL 1215939, 100 Fair Empl.Prac.Cas. (BNA) 609, 89 Empl. Prac. Dec. P 42,805, (8th Cir. 2007) Minn. April 26, 2007
Egyptian-American grocery store worker

Levsey v. Callegus Mun. Water Dist., Not Reported in Cal.Rptr.3d, 2007 WL 1276903, Not Officially Published, Cal.App. 2 Dist., May 2, 2007
Female Egyptian Muslim employed for water company

Wada v. Tomlinson, Slip Copy, 2007 WL 1378516 (D.D.C. 2007) May 9, 2007
Nigerian Muslim employee at Voice of America

Rahman v. Smith & Wollensky Restaurant Group, Inc., Slip Copy, 2007 WL 1521117, , (S.D.N.Y. 2007) May 24, 2007
Pakistani Muslim restaurant waiter who complained about what he was required to do at work

Sher v. U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs, --- F.3d ----, 2007 WL 1532655, 100 Fair Empl.Prac.Cas. (BNA) 1495, 26 IER Cases 243, , C.A.1 (Me.), May 29, 2007
Earlier cases: Sher v. U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs, Not Reported in F.Supp.2d, 2005 WL 1862413 (D.Me. 2005) August 4, 2005; Sher v. U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs, Not Reported in F.Supp.2d, 2005 WL 2515837 (D.Me. 2005) August 4, 2005; Sher v. U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs, Not Reported in F.Supp.2d, 2006 WL 473745 (D. Me. 2006) February 27, 2006
Muslim of Pakistani origin who as Chief Pharmacist for the Togus Medical Center

Makky v. Chertoff, --- F.Supp.2d ----, 2007 WL 1560334 (D.N.J. 2007), May 31, 2007
Egyptian Muslim aeronautics engineer who claimed that the revocation of his security clearance was discriminatory

Harris v. SuperValu Holdings-PA LLC, Slip Copy, 2007 WL 1599006 (W.D. Pa.,2007) June 4, 2007
Muslim retail cashier who claimed she was fired for her religion

Ramadan v. City of Napa, Slip Copy, 2007 WL 1655624 (N.D. Cal., 2007) June 7, 2007
Turkish Muslim water operation manager who claimed he was fired because of his religion
Aggressive legal claims

Mahmud v. Oberman, Slip Copy, 2007 WL 1799643 (N.D. Ga. 2007) June 19, 2007
Muslim truck driver whose hazardous waste license was revoked.

Webb v. City of Philadelphia, Slip Copy, 2007 WL 1866763 (E.D. Pa.,2007) June 27, 2007
Earlier cases: Webb v. City of Philadelphia, Slip Copy, 2007 WL 576313 (E.D.Pa.2007), February 20, 2007; Webb v. City of Philadelphia, Slip Copy, 2007 WL 210405, E.D.Pa., January 23, 2007
Police officer who claimed refusal to let her wear Muslim dress on duty was discriminatory

Sa’ad v. Gonzales, 2007 WL 1820938 (W.D. Wash. 2007) June 22, 2007
Muslim prison guard

Hasson v. Glendale School Dist., 2007 WL 2084900 (W.D. Pa. 2007) July 19, 2007
Lebanese Muslim school superindendent terminated

As-Salaam v. New York City Dept. of Parks and Recreation, 2007 WL 2126262 (E.D.N.Y. 2007) July 24, 2007
Muslim city park gardener

Hasan v. Foley & Lardner, LLP, 2007 WL 2225831 (N.D. Ill. 2007) July 26, 2007
Palestinian lawyer fired after 9/11

Mihoubi v. Caribou Coffee, 2007 WL 2331061 (N.D. Ga. 2007) August 10, 2007
Algerian Muslim mulinational executive

Lewis v. North General Hosp., 2007 WL 2398077 (S.D.N.Y. 2007) August 23, 2007
Gay African-American who claimed he was fired based on belief he was Muslim

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