First victory of Muslim teacher: NJ Federal Court denied the School’s Motion to Dismiss against a teacher claiming discrimination based on race, religion and national origin.

OTMLAW is pleased to announce that Ms. Hashem was handed the first victory in her lawsuit against Hunterdon Central Regional High School. Ms. Hashem filed her complaint last spring. In response to the Defendants’ motion to dismiss, the District Court sustained Sireen Hashem’s claims alleging employment discrimination, disparate treatment, retaliation (which included a false report to the FBI) and discriminatory discharge based on her race, religion and nation origin. Hashem v. Hunterdon, 2016 WL 5539590 (D.N.J. 9- 29-2016) Please view link to the order below.