Ariens Manufacturing issued a new on the job prayer policy that have some muslim employees not coming back to work.

Dan Ariens issued this statement on Facebook.

A letter from Dan Ariens:I understand that the headline and story featured on WBAY appears to be alarming news about…

Posted by Ariens on Saturday, January 16, 2016

Here is the report by WBAY News:

Before this week, Somali Muslims employed by Ariens were allowed to leave the production line twice a shift to pray two of the five prayers their faith requires of them daily. They prayed five minutes at a time, designating their specific duties to colleagues.