Toyota's Turkey factory under fire for requiring employees to work, not pray
This situation is likely to end soon in rapidly Islamizing Turkey. The idea of accommodating the Toyota work schedule is out of the question, just as Muslim workers in the U.S. increasingly demand that work schedules, dress codes, and other features of their workplaces change in order to accommodate Islam. The question then arises: did these pious employees of Toyota's Turkey factory just become pious, after living with Toyota's schedule for some time? Or did they just get hired and are already making demands? Or were they reasonably pious but made up their prayers when they were off work, as some imams allow, until some Islamic supremacist convinced them that it was better to make demands?
"‘Work, don’t worship,’ Toyota tells pious employees," from Today's Zaman, June 21 (thanks to Block Ness):
A former employee at Toyota’s Turkey factory has said his pious co-workers were told that working is also worshipping God when they asked to rearrange their lunch break so that they could attend the Friday prayer.
Speaking to Today’s Zaman in Sakarya, 43-year-old N.E. said he had always been pressured by the Japanese car manufacturer’s management in the factory because of his religious views, but the latest incident took place some two months after he was laid off. (...)