Lawsuit filed against US healthcare companies for firing #Sikh paramedic

America’s Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has filed a nationwide lawsuit against US healthcare service providers for wrongfully terminating Indian-origin Sikh paramedic Ravinder Singh.The lawsuit has been filed against Colorado-based Global Medical Response (GMR), and companies under it, American Medical Response (AMR) and its subsidiaries, for turning away a qualified paramedic in midst of a global pandemic.In November 2020, AMR dismissed Singh after he requested and was denied personal protective equipment (PPE) that would accommodate his Sikh articles of faith, including his turban and beard.

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