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S’POREAN MUSLIM LADY REJECTED FOR JOB @ SHANGRI-LA RESORT BCUS SHE WEAR HIJAB

Unbelievable. Just got rejected from a part time position (Kids Club Assistant) at Shangri La Singapore because of my hijab. "I'm sorry we cannot employ you if you wear that thing on your head, we have a strict grooming code, so sorry about it. We went through the job scope (taking care of young children.. bringing them for games, lunch and dinner), my availability suited the time periuodrequired by the company - everything was okay except for the fact that I cover myself. Someone explain to me how this "thing on my head" would in any way prevent me from carrying out the job I was assigned to as well as anyone else without a hijab.

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AMOS YEE: MUSLIMS AND NON-MUSLIMS NEED TO COEXIST BETTER

Now, imagine being a typical Muslim who practices your religion peacefully, and just wants to live harmoniously with the people around you, yet you are in a climate where both online and in real life, the people you're close with who practices your religion are considered a threat without harming anyone, and you have to face being feared and tolerate looks of discomfort whenever you're around others.

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APPLICIOUS APOLOGIZES FOR DISCRIMINATORY JOB POSTING

The company regrets that at the time of posting the person who managed our company profile on LinkedIn displayed information that was not authorised by the company. We would like to inform that this person is no longer part of our company and that we took all measures necessary with LinkedIn to remove and ban the user as well as to delete the job post.

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SMRT BUS 812 DRIVERS REFUSE TO PICK WHEELCHAIR-BOUND WIFE, HUSBAND DEMANDS ANSWERS

Between 5:45pm and 5:53pm on 16Sep at Yishun Bus Interchange, me and my wife, who's on wheelchair, were waiting at Berth 5 for either buses 812 or 806. 806, is supposedly not a wheelchair friendly service (fair enough). Though the majority of buses that came were indeed Wheelchair Accessible Buses (WAB) of different models. We were however told by the bus driver, that he does not accept wheelchair passengers, even though said driver was indeed driving a WAB. Are wheelchair passengers supposed to be waiting for multiple buses, and to only hope that a WAB will arrive before their wheelchairs collect rust, on a supposedly wheelchair friendly service?

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