Sikhs at port say discrimination battle not over
Prithvi Saluja, a Quebec Sikh, argues that throughout history Sikhs have preformed dangerous tasks without helmets.
Workers are supposed to wear hard hats at the port. But the 300 Sikhs who work at the port say they cannot wear hard hats with their turbans, and their religion forbids them from removing their turban. Last month, the port decided to allow Sikhs to work without hard hats, on the condition they don't get out of their trucks.
But now Sikhs say while other truckers get served within 15 minutes, they are made to wait two hours at times.
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