Muslim Man Awarded $66,000 For Dismissal Over Beard Conflict


The Muslim security guard allegedly fired for refusing to shave his beard was awarded $66,000 in back pay, attorney fees and court costs by a federal judge.

Abdulkadir Omar, 23, worked for American Patriot Security in 2009 and 2010. U.S. District Judge Robert Lasnik ordered a default judgment against the company after it declined to mount a defense, reported The Seattle Times.