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Refused extended lunch break for Muslim prayer

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    Qureshi v Teknequip Ltd [1999] ET/3203202/98 (0 other reports)

A Muslim employee who was refused an extended lunch break on one day a week to attend prayer at his Mosque was not indirectly discriminated against on grounds of race, rules a Stratford employment tribunal (Chair: B C Buckley) in Qureshi v Teknequip Ltd.

Mr Qureshi, an Asian who is of the Muslim faith, was employed as a machine shop labourer in June 1998.