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Derek Fenton

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NJ Transit Worker Fired Over Koran Burning Gets Job Back

According to the settlement in the case, Derek Fenton will receive $25,000 for pain and suffering when he resumes his $86,110-a-year job.

04/22/2011

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NJ Transit Employee Who Burned Koran Sues Over Firing

Derek Fenton filed a lawsuit Friday seeking reinstatement and monetary damages saying the dismissal violated his constitutional right to free expression.

11/05/2010

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NJ Senator: Koran Burner Shouldn’t Lose His Job

A NJ Transit worker was fired from his job after he burned pages of the Koran on his day off. While most say the burning was an intolerant act, some are questioning whether his constitutional rights were violated.

09/15/2010