June 25, 2012

Religious Discrimination Lawsuit Settled by Taco Bell

According to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) Family Foods, Inc. which is a company that owns some Taco Bell restaurants in North Carolina will pay $27,000 to settle a religious discrimination lawsuit.  An employee sued when he was fired because he refused to cut his hair for religious reasons.  The employee was Christopher Abbey, who is 27 years old and worked for Taco Bell from 2004 until 2010.  He was told to cut his long hair but according […]
December 20, 2010

Pro-Palestine Princeton Students Petition for New Hummus at College

A Pro-Palestine Princeton University student group set forth a proposition as to whether to expand the school’s offering of hummus. The school currently sells Sabra to students, which is a Hummus brand that is owned by the PepsiCo Inc. and Strauss Group.  The Strauss’ website says it supports members of the Israeli military. Pro-Palestine students want the chickpea dip removed because they say the Sabra brand is linked to human rights violations and invests in […]