Muslims

Teamsters Local 174 Members at Swissport Ratify Strong New Agreement

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Wednesday, May 18, 2022 - 2:18pm

TUKWILA, Wash., May 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- A group of more than 150 Swissport aircraft fuelers at SeaTac International Airport have ratified a historic three-year contract with Teamsters Local 174. The agreement, which is their second contract since organizing with Local 174 in 2018, makes great strides for the work group in contract language and economics. Not only will workers receive meaningful increases in pay and benefits, but the contract is also unique in how its language meets the specific needs of this mainly-Muslim, immigrant group of workers.

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  • TUKWILA, Wash., May 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- A group of more than 150 Swissport aircraft fuelers at SeaTac International Airport have ratified a historic three-year contract with Teamsters Local 174.
  • The agreement, which is their second contract since organizing with Local 174 in 2018, makes great strides for the work group in contract language and economics.
  • "Union contracts are not one-size-fits-all, and this particular agreement will put our members at Swissport in a strong position to take care of their families in all the ways that are important to them.
  • Founded in 1909, Teamsters Local 174 represents 8,600 working men and women in Seattle and the surrounding areas.

WE CAN NO LONGER WAIT TO ADDRESS ANTI-BLACK HATE

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Tuesday, May 17, 2022 - 7:30pm

This heinous act reminds us that the threat of racially motivated violence and hatred is a constant and increasing reality for Black communities.

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  • This heinous act reminds us that the threat of racially motivated violence and hatred is a constant and increasing reality for Black communities.
  • This atrocity is simply the most recent in a long history of unrelenting and consistent brutality against Black communities across North America rooted in anti-Black hate.
  • Ignorance and indifference, I don't know, and I don't care attitudes, can no longer be tolerated or prevail.
  • Work with Black communities to ensure that concrete measures such as tackling hate speech and radicalization online to address anti-Black hate are incorporated in the National Action Plan on Combating Hate.

CAIR, CAIR-NY Condemn Buffalo Mass Shooting by White Supremacist, Urge Accountability for Those Who Promote Bigotry

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Sunday, May 15, 2022 - 12:55am

The manifesto said he was motivated by the "great replacement" conspiracy theory often repeated on right-wing outlets that white people are being replaced by other races.

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  • The manifesto said he was motivated by the "great replacement" conspiracy theory often repeated on right-wing outlets that white people are being replaced by other races.
  • CAIR-NY Executive Director Afaf Nashersaid:
    "We condemn this horrific white supremacist attack on Buffalo's Black community.
  • Those who promote racism, white supremacy, antisemitism, Islamophobia, and other forms of bigotry must be held accountable for the violence they inspire.
  • Executive Director, CAIR-NY, 917-669-4006, anasher@cair.com ; Ahmed Mohamed, CAIR-NY Legal Director, 646-481-2103, ahmedmohamed@cair.com ; CAIR National Communications Director Ibrahim Hooper, 202-744-7726, ihooper@cair.com

World faith leaders convene in Saudi Arabia for first time in ground-breaking conference to build bridges with Muslim leaders

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Friday, May 13, 2022 - 5:38pm

Approximately 100 religious leaders attended the first of its kind conference, including over 15 Rabbis.

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  • Approximately 100 religious leaders attended the first of its kind conference, including over 15 Rabbis.
  • Attendees and speakers at the event included:
    Areas of agreement between conference participants included:
    The need to respect religious diversity and the unique characteristics of every religion/sect.
  • The need for continued dialogue between religious leaders, institutions and communities to help pre-empt and defuse civilizational clashes.
  • The need for religious leaders to engage in inter and muti faith work to counter extremist ideologies.

World faith leaders convene in Saudi Arabia for first time in ground-breaking conference to build bridges with Muslim leaders

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Thursday, May 12, 2022 - 6:48pm

Approximately 100 religious leaders attended the first of its kind conference, including over 15 Rabbis.

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  • Approximately 100 religious leaders attended the first of its kind conference, including over 15 Rabbis.
  • Attendees and speakers at the included:
    Areas of agreement between conference participants:
    The need to respect religious diversity and the unique characteristics of every religion/sect.
  • The need for continued dialogue between religious leaders, institutions and communities to help pre-empt and defuse civilizational clashes.
  • The need for religious leaders to engage in inter and muti faith work to counter extremist ideologies.

American Jewish Committee Leader Attends Historic Multifaith Gathering in Saudi Arabia

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Thursday, May 12, 2022 - 4:19pm

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, May 12, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --A historic gathering of faith leaders from across religious traditions took place this week in Saudi Arabia, and included 12 rabbis, among them Rabbi David Rosen , American Jewish Committee's Director of International Interreligious Relations.

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  • RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, May 12, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --A historic gathering of faith leaders from across religious traditions took place this week in Saudi Arabia, and included 12 rabbis, among them Rabbi David Rosen , American Jewish Committee's Director of International Interreligious Relations.
  • "It is encouraging and exciting to see the Muslim World League and Saudi Arabia exercise leadership to promote cooperation among the faith communities of the world.
  • The work of forging a multifaith alliance against extremism and hatred of all kinds, including antisemitism, must include traditional religious voices along with more liberal expressions.
  • The mission, held just days before the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi death camp, also honored the endurance of Jewish life.

Minerva Project Enhances Executive Team to Support Rapid Growth in its Unique Partnering Model

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Tuesday, May 10, 2022 - 3:05pm

SAN FRANCISCO, May 10, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Minerva Project , the pathbreaking education innovator, completes its senior team by making two new executive hires.

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  • SAN FRANCISCO, May 10, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Minerva Project , the pathbreaking education innovator, completes its senior team by making two new executive hires.
  • "We are experiencing rapid growth in our unique partnership model, and having the strong leadership and experience that Geoff and Betsy bring is crucial for our next phase of development.
  • "Minerva Project has successfully partnered with institutions around the world to disrupt the traditional model of higher education, through the creation of a unique platform, pedagogy and curriculum.
  • Minerva Project was founded in 2011 and launched Minerva University (formerly Minerva Schools at KGI) in 2013.

American Jewish Committee Surveys German General, Muslim Populations on Antisemitism

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Tuesday, May 10, 2022 - 1:00pm

BERLIN, May 10, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- American Jewish Committee (AJC) polls of the general and Muslim populations in Germany show widespread recognition of the gravity of antisemitism in Germany.

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  • BERLIN, May 10, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- American Jewish Committee (AJC) polls of the general and Muslim populations in Germany show widespread recognition of the gravity of antisemitism in Germany.
  • Significantly, 73% see antisemitism as a problem affecting all German society, while 8% say it is a problem only for Jews.
  • Two-thirds of Muslims view antisemitism as a problem for all German society, while 14% see it as a problem only for Jews.
  • The general and Muslim populations diverge on perceptions of the main sources of antisemitism in Germany.

Global Halal Cosmetics Market Report 2022: Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecasts, 2016-2021 & 2022-2027 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

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Tuesday, May 3, 2022 - 4:26pm

The "Halal Cosmetics Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2022-2027" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

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  • The "Halal Cosmetics Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2022-2027" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • The global halal cosmetics market reached a value of US$ 27.31 billion in 2021.
  • Halal cosmetics are manufactured by using ingredients, which are permissible according to the Islamic Sharia law.
  • Global Halal Cosmetics Market Drivers:
    The market is driven by an increasing Muslim population, which now accounts for over a fifth of the global population.

Global Halal Food Market Report 2022: Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2016-2021 & 2022-2027 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

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Friday, April 29, 2022 - 1:06pm

The "Halal Food Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2022-2027" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Key Points: 
  • The "Halal Food Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2022-2027" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • The global halal food market reached a value of US$ 1,978 billion in 2021.
  • What are the key regions in the global halal food market?
  • Who are the key companies/players in the global halal food market?