Sunday, July 2, 2023

How did Muslim migrants respond to discrimination in the workplace?

 Muslim migrants in the UK have faced widespread discrimination in the workplace, which has been a significant challenge for them. Discrimination against Muslims in hiring and in the workplace has been a persistent issue in the UK

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 After September 11th, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) saw a 250% increase in cases of religion-based discrimination against Muslims. Since 2002, Muslims continue to make up a disproportionate amount of the commission's religion-based discrimination charges, hovering over 20%
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 Discrimination against legal immigrants persists, and employers and managers have found creative ways to skirt laws that prohibit discrimination
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 Discriminatory hiring, job retention, and wages are especially prevalent for those who are conspicuously foreign and Muslim
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Muslim women, in particular, have faced discrimination in the workplace. A field experiment on hiring discrimination in Germany, the Netherlands, and Spain found that veiled Muslim women are discriminated against in Germany and the Netherlands, but only when applying for jobs that require a high level of customer contact
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 Customer preference is never a justification for a discriminatory practice
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 A number of studies have suggested that Muslims are discriminated against when they apply for jobs in Britain
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Muslim migrants have responded to discrimination in the workplace by seeking support from organizations that advocate for their rights. Facing discrimination in hiring and in the workplace, Muslims working in America have looked elsewhere to find support for their cause
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 Companies have also spoken out against discrimination, with Starbucks specifically promising to hire 10,000 refugees
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 The American public has used its influence to demand that companies publicly commit to doing more to protect Muslims against discrimination in the workplace
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