Sikh and Muslim employees of the New York Transit system are now permitted to wear religious coverings in public while operating buses and subways. The U.S. Justice Department had brought suit against the New York Transit Authority because these employees were required to brand their head coverings with the logo or not work jobs in public. The Sikh and Muslim employees had alleged they were disciplined when they refused to put the logo on their religious headwear and given less desirable positions. A settlement was reached allowing these employees to wear their religious headwear without logos, but it must be in the same color as their transit uniforms. The Transit Authority agreed to further acts to avoid religious discrimination in the future.