Peter Luger sued by Muslim waiter who claims he was target of hate-filled taunts and trickery
Altaf Chowdhury says that employees at the Great Neck, L.I., restaurant tricked him into eating a pork hot dog knowing that it was against his religion. The restaurant is also accused of denying him family leave and cheating him out of wages.
Famed steakhouse Peter Luger has been slammed with a stomach-churning lawsuit.
A devout Muslim waiter at the Great Neck, L.I., restaurant claims he was tricked into eating a pork hot dog by co-workers who told him it was chicken.
Altaf Chowdhury's suit filed in Brooklyn Federal Court contains a litany of grievances, including denial of family leave and being cheated out of wages. But the Bangladeshi-born plaintiff also alleges that co-workers in the meat emporium chewed him up with taunts of "terrorist," "Taliban" and "Al Qaeda."
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