A former employee of Columbia's Office of the University Chaplain has alleged that they faced discrimination for their Muslim faith in a complaint filed with the New York City Commission on Human Rights last month, Spectator has learned.

The complaint charges that University Chaplain Jewelnel Davis denied the employee's requests to work earlier shifts during Ramadan—instead increasing their workload during that time—and reprimanded them for taking daily breaks to pray, all while allowing similar accommodations for non-Muslim employees.

When confronted about this behavior, Davis allegedly responded that she was unused to accommodating such prayer breaks.

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