An Elmwood Park woman claims she faced religious discrimination at her job at a Saddle Brook factory when her bosses ordered her to remove her hijab, or head scarf.

Naima Mnasri, who is Muslim, filed a complaint late in January with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

Mnasri said she was ordered to remove her hijab at her second day of work on Jan. 17 while she was awaiting her day's assignment at Paradigm Packaging, which makes plastic bottles for vitamins and medications.

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