Posts tagged Litigation Director
Kevin Vodak and Rabya Khan participate in NLADA Conference

Litigation Director Kevin Vodak and Staff Attorney Rabya Khan will participate in a panel called “Strategic Advocacy for Muslim and Immigrant Communities with Law Enforcement" at the National Legal Aid and Defender Association (NLADA) Conference on Friday December 7.

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Guilty by Activism: Knowing your rights

CAIR-Chicago's recent event on FBI repression featured Michael Deutsch - litigator at the People's Law Office, Hatem Abudayyeh - Executive Director of Arab American Action Network and leading Palestinian rights activist, and Kevin Vodak CAIR-Chicago's head litigator.

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PRESS RELEASE: CAIR-Chicago Files Bias Suit on Behalf of Fired Muslim Employee

CAIR-Chicago filed a complaint in federal court yesterday against The American Bottling Company on behalf of a Muslim man who was unjustly fired from the company after requesting time off on Fridays for Islamic congregational prayers.

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CAIR-Chicago Efforts lead to EEOC Officially Recognizing “Arab” as Race

After more than a year of CAIR-Chicago raising the issue, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) finally agreed to recognize “Arab” as a race. Just last week, the EEOC headquarters in Washington, D.C. issued an apology letter to CAIR-Chicago Litigation Director Kevin Vodak for the improper classifications and assured him that steps have been taken to prevent further problems.

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