Gate Gourmet http://kplu.org en Wash. High Court: Sea-Tac Airport Workers Unknowingly Fed Pork Can Sue Over Lunch http://kplu.org/post/wash-high-court-sea-tac-airport-workers-unknowingly-fed-pork-can-sue-over-lunch <p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/150826665&amp;color=ff5500&amp;auto_play=false&amp;hide_related=false&amp;show_artwork=true" width="100%"></iframe></p><p>Washington employers must “reasonably” accommodate the religious practices of their employees, according to a ruling issued by the Washington Supreme Court Thursday.</p><p>The case involves four men employed by a company that makes meals for airline passengers at Sea-Tac Airport.</p> Thu, 22 May 2014 16:18:09 +0000 Austin Jenkins & The Associated Press 16767 at http://kplu.org Wash. High Court: Sea-Tac Airport Workers Unknowingly Fed Pork Can Sue Over Lunch State High Court Hears Airplane Meal Workers Case http://kplu.org/post/state-high-court-hears-airplane-meal-workers-case <p></p><p><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12px; line-height: 14.399999618530273px;">Washington’s Supreme Court will decide whether employers must accommodate the religious practices of their employees.</span></p><p>Justices heard oral arguments Tuesday in a lawsuit that involves four men who makes meals for airline passengers. Because they are not allowed to bring their own food to work, their employer, Gate Gourmet, provides them lunch.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">The men allege the meal choices did not accommodate their religious dietary restrictions.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Tue, 22 Oct 2013 18:48:16 +0000 Austin Jenkins & Paula Wissel 10590 at http://kplu.org State High Court Hears Airplane Meal Workers Case Workers who prepare specialty meals for airlines say their own dietary needs are ignored http://kplu.org/post/workers-who-prepare-specialty-meals-airlines-say-their-own-dietary-needs-are-ignored <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Workers near </span>Sea-Tac<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Airport, who prepare the meals served on many airlines, say their employer is failing to accommodate their religiously-based dietary needs. Gate Gourmet provides meals for employees who are not allowed for security reasons&nbsp; to bring their own food into the facility or to eat lunch off-site.</span></p><p> Wed, 12 Jun 2013 01:45:22 +0000 Paula Wissel 9048 at http://kplu.org Workers who prepare specialty meals for airlines say their own dietary needs are ignored