Toy shop censored for headscarf request

A toy shop in Almelo has been criticised by the equal opportunities commission for refusing to give any more work to a shop assistant who wears an Islamic headscarf.

The commission said the shop is discriminating against the teenager on religious grounds.
The girl had worked at the shop wearing a headscarf but was asked to remove it after a customer refused to be served by her, the Telegraaf reports.
The shop says the girl was asked not ordered to remove the scarf but was taken off the roster because of the ‘angry and intimidating’ way she reacted.
The commission’s findings are not binding.
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