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APPENDIX C

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MUSLIM EMPLOYMENT DISCRIMINATION CLAIMS

DISMISSED ON PROCEDURAL TECHNICALITIES

(Listed in chronological order)

Calloway v. Gimbel Bros., Inc., Not Reported in F.Supp., 1979 WL 249, E.D. Pa. 1979. June 1, 1979
Muslim salesman refused work duty for wearing Muslim headdress.

Shah v. MetPath Corp, 470 F.Supp. 158 (E.D. Pa. 1979) April 30, 1979
Black Muslim who claimed he was fired after supervisor saw him reading Black Mulsim magazine

Peavey v. Polytechnic Institute of New York, 768 F.Supp. 35 (E.D.N.Y. 1990). December 12, 1990
Orthodox Muslim who claimed rule requiring him to shave his beard was illegal

Alexander v. Rush North Shore Medical Center, 101 F.3d 487 (7th Cir. 1996) Ill 1996. November 25, 1996
Earlier case: Alexander v. Rush North Shore Medical Center, 851 F.Supp. 330 (N.D.Ill.1994) May 6, 1994
Egyptian Muslim doctor whose hospital staff privileges were terminated.

Serafini v. Superior Court, 68 Cal.App.4th 70, 80 Cal.Rptr.2d 159,Cal.App.2.Dist. November 30, 1998
Muslim employee who claimed he was religiously harassed

Hammad v. Tate Access Floors, Inc.31 F.Supp.2d 524 (D.Md. 1999) January 6, 1999
Arab Muslim who claimed he was not promoted and fired because of his religion.

Chaudhry v. Mobil Oil Corp.186 F.3d 502 (4th Cir. 1999) July 20, 1999
Pakistani-Canadian Muslim who claimed he was fired by oil company because of his religion

Haskouri v. University of Texas at Brownsville, 234 F.3d 706 (5th Cir. 2000) Tex. Sept. 28, 2000
Morrocan Muslim who claimed that refusal to extend his math instructor teaching arrangement was due to his religion

Mousa v. Lauda Air Lufthart A.G., 258 F.Supp.2d 1329, 16 Fla. L. Weekly Fed. D 488, (S.D. Fla 2003) March 31, 2003
Muslim who claimed that he was harassed after being hired as sales manager by foreign airline

Jaffer v. National Caucus and Center on Black Aged, Inc., 296 F.Supp.2d 639, (M.D.N.C. 2003) December 23, 2003
Muslim woman who sued non-profit organization that placed her in EPA position, where she claims she was harassed because of her religion

Majid v. City of Chicago, Not Reported in F. Supp.2d, 2004 WL 2495131 (N.D. Ill. 2004) November 3, 2004
Palestinian Muslim police officer who claimed he was harassed because of his religion

Mokhtari-Sharghi v. Trustees of California State University and Colleges, Not Reported in Cal.Rptr.3d, 2006 WL 697846, Nonpublished/Noncitable (Cal. Rules of Court, Rules 976, 977), 2006 Daily Journal D.A.R. 8513, Cal.App. 2 Dist., March 21, 2006
Iranian Muslim who challenged his denial of math instructor position by Californian state university

Mara Intern. Furniture, LLC v. Village of Hanover Park, Slip Copy, 2006 WL 1543912 (N.D.Ill.,2006) June 1, 2006
Egyptian Muslim family who claimed that village discriminated against them by withdrawing their business permit

Afshari v. Leavitt, Slip Copy, 2006 WL 3030323 (N.D.W.Va. 2006) October 23, 2006
Iranian couple terminated as fellows by National institute for Occupation Safety, and claimed it was because of their religion

Mihoubi v. Caribou Coffee,, 2007 WL 2331061 (N.D.Ga.,2007) August 10, 2007
Algerian Muslim corporate executive for coffee company who claimed he was fired because of his religion.

Lewis v. North General Hosp., 2007 WL 2398077 (S.D.N.Y. 2007)August 23, 2007
Gay black man who claimed he was terminated as social worker because hospital thought he was Muslim

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