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Omaha.com: Compromise collapses, walkouts continue in Grand Island

September 19, 2008

BY TRACY OVERSTREET THE GRAND ISLAND INDEPENDENT Workers protest a compromise reached to accommodate prayer for about 500 Muslim meatpacking plant workers. GRAND ISLAND – Amid a fourth day of walkouts at a Grand Island meatpacking plant, managers Thursday discarded a compromise designed to accommodate Muslim employees’ prayers during the holy month of Ramadan. “It […]

The Denver Post: Muslims, Neb. plant agree But fired Greeley workers face hurdle in prayer dispute

September 18, 2008

By David Migoya The Denver Post Article Last Updated: 09/17/2008 10:59:22 PM MDT Mohamed Jama, left, and Najima Handule discuss their termination papers from the Swift & Co. plant in Greeley. ( Sara Loven, The Tribune ) An agreement between Muslim workers and a Nebraska meatpacking plant reached late Tuesday could be an outline for an accord […]