Muslim employee sues Irish supermarket chain for unfair dismissal

A Muslim convert sues her previous employer, Dunnes Stores, a major Irish supermarket chain, for unfair dismissal. The Latvian-born woman converted to Islam after having worked for Dunnes Stores. When she started wearing the headscarf subsequent to her conversion she was told by the local store manager that “she couldn’t come to work wearing the hijab”. After not returning to work, Dunnes Stores dismissed her. The hearing of her case is currently underway.