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Forced Head Scarf Removal: $65,000

ST. LOUIS - Client Services, a collection company, will fork over $65,000 in back pay to a Muslim woman who was forced to remove her head scarf to comply with a company dress code. The EEOC sued on her behalf, saying the employer violated Mariam Soultan's civil rights by demanding she remove the scarf, and fired her when she refused for religious reasons.

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