Following suit from Muslim employee, Whole Foods says it has zero tolerance for discrimination

    In the midst of a lawsuit that says otherwise, Whole Foods says it has a zero tolerance policy for discrimination.

    The grocer is being sued by 24-year-old Glenn Mack Jr., who says he was forced to choose between his job and a pilgrimage to Mecca after initially being told by management at his Philadelphia store that he could take time off for the November 2010 trip. The Associated Press reports Mack successfully fought his demotion upon his return, but began being harassed for his religion and for praying in the storage room.

    The company cites its zero tolerance policy, but hasn’t commented specifically on Mack’s case.

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