Michigan community first in United States to offer Eid as paid holiday for city employees

A post from Charlene Boyle in Detroit. DEARBORN, Mich. – Dearborn will become the first city in the United States to offer “Eid” as a paid holiday for city employees. Eid marks the end of the Holy Month of Ramadan and falls on Friday this year.

Mayor Abdullah Hammoud, who is of Arab American descent, said that this is the first time a municipal or city hall has closed for Eid. “I think for many is just, you know, being seen as recognizing that Yeah, your faith as well is recognized just like any others. And I think that that’s […]

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