in Newswire August 27, 2019

NY Corrections Offers Claim Order to Shave Beards Constitutes Religious Discrimination

by Erin Gilmore

Last Updated on August 27, 2019

Sughrim et al. v. State of New York et al.

Filed: August 26, 2019 § 1:19-cv-07977

Two New York corrections officers claim in a proposed class action lawsuit that they were unlawfully suspended after refusing to shave the beards they wore for religious reasons.

Last Updated on August 27, 2019 — 4:08 PM

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