Yesterday, HUNDREDS OF MUSLIMS WALK OFF THEIR JOBS, today the action spread. Send these agitators back to Somalia and abolish the State department refugee resettlement programs that import whole Muslim communities into America. This will only get worse.
DISPUTE BETWEEN SWIFT AND MUSLIM WORKERS EXPANDS -
Chris Casey, Greeley Tribune, 9/17/08
A roiling labor dispute over the observance of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan and assembly-line operations shifted from a Greeley meatpacking plant to one in Grand Island, Neb., as more workers protested break times.
Five hundred Muslim workers walked off the job Monday at the JBS Swift & Co. plant in Nebraska after they say they were denied time to pray.
The walkout follows a similar action at the JBS Swift plant in Greeley on Sept. 5, when roughly 300 workers walked off the job. That led to the firings of about 120 workers. (MORE)
OT BUT RELATED:
Associated Press, 9/16/08
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Macy's Inc. says it's investigating a complaint that Somali employees at its Southdale store in Edina were threatened with firing if they spoke Somali at work.
The Minnesota chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations says it was contacted by six Somali-speaking employees who say they were warned they could lose their jobs if they spoke any language but English at work.
The group is asking Macy's for clarification. (MORE)