Islamic Woman Claims Workplace Discrimination Over Hijab

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Lacey Envoldsen is represented by the Georgia Chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) in pursuing damages claiming workplace discrimination because of her hijab she started wearing after yielding her allegiance to Islamic sharia. (WJBF photo)

News Channel 6 – A popular downtown restaurant is facing a discrimination complaint. A former employee of Farmhaus Burger, on Broad Street, claims she was discriminated against because of her religious beliefs.

Lacey Envoldsen she says after she converted to Islam in June, she was treated differently by the restaurant’s owner. She says her hours were cut because she wore her hijab and she eventually quit.

Enevoldsen worked at Farmhaus from May 2017 to August 2018. In early June she started embracing the religion of Islam. She says during her final months of employment she encountered incidents of anti-Muslim discrimination with the owner.

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