A McDonald’s restaurant franchise in Florida is currently embroiled in the middle of a lawsuit, to determine if its refusal to hire prospective candidate Mr Morteza Javadi unless he agreed to shave his face – something Javadi believes is against his religious rights in the workplace.
The U.S Equal Employment Opportunity Commission officially filed the suit against the Chalfont & Associates Group – which owns the fast-food franchise in the Longwood neighbourhood of Florida – on the Orlando border.
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