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  • Delaying work duties deliberately to get overtime pay for them Date: 2-1-2016

    Assalaam alaykum dear scholars. I have a question about my father's occupation. He works as an accountant in a petroleum company. He completes his job everyday except for some work that can be delayed, such as filing. He leaves the filing to do it on saturday, which is extra hours, not official work hours, in order to get overtime money. For the company,.. More

  • Accepting a job in other than one's specialization Date: 20-12-2015

    I have recently graduated from college with a criminal justice degree in the United States. I have been called for an interview for a teaching job at a high school. Is this job halal for me to work in if I get hired? .. More

  • Exerting extra effort at work is rewardable Date: 19-12-2015

    Assalaam alaykum. I have a question about working for large corporations. I work as a shelf stocker for a large american corp, and this is one of those corporations that I believe ship jobs overseas to impoverished countries and pay them lousy wages. Is working for a company like this haram? Also, I like to go above and beyond in my job by, for example,doing.. More

  • Developing software that may involve a usurious contract Date: 8-12-2015

    Assalaamu alaykum. I work as a software engineer in a company and am responsible for maintaining the online-shop. We offer a variety of payment methods, including instalment financing over banks. We are not making a contract, my job was to put a button in the payment methods area that directs the customer to the contract and also transfers personal.. More

  • Prohibited for a man to make money by exposing his body on webcam Date: 26-11-2015

    Hi, I would like to earn money, which is difficult, but now I found a way, via online sex cam. Is it haram to earn money from showing our body to others by webcam? If it is haram, please reffer me to a good online job. .. More

  • Money earned by a judge who works in a non-sharee'ah court Date: 17-11-2015

    I am sending this question again because I didn't get the response. Assalaamu alaykum. I live in a Muslim country, and in our justice system the sharia is only applied when it comes to inheritance, but if someone,for example drinks publicly and disturbs people while drunk or does other unlawful things,then he would be put in prison according to the.. More

  • Working on building a mosque for a deviant sect Date: 12-11-2015

    I am a Muslim architect and have been asked to work on a mosque for the Dawoodi Bohra Jamaat. Their main purpose is to preach according to the Quran, the sharia and the Fatimi philosophy. As a Sunni, is it acceptable to work on this building project. .. More

  • Working for a non-Muslim humanitarian NGO Date: 4-11-2015

    Assalamu alaikum. What's the rulling on working for a Christian NGO in the humaniterian field? The NGO does not promote or express Christian beliefs at all. It's name is not a christian slogan. It does not even say that their motives are their beliefs. The work that the asker does is translation. The asker has given the Qur'an and other Islamic dawah.. More

  • Comparison between working in trade and working as an employee Date: 4-11-2015

    In my community, some people said that if a person works for some one (paid by institution or boss for his services), then that means that he sold his luck to that institution or his boss. They further explain: What Allah had decreed for him is now given to his boss, and now his boss will determine how much he gives him. Please guide me regarding this.. More

  • Designing IT program associated with health insurance clients Date: 24-7-2015

    Assalamu aleykomI work in the IT field as a programmer and i found a mission but i am wondering if it halal or haram.My client wants a telephone system that gathers information about clients and transmits them to businesses which can fulfill their requests (They sell back, knee braces). The clients need to be insured by Medicare (US health security.. More

  • Woman provides services to insurance company staff Date: 15-7-2015

    Aselamu Alejkum Wa Rahmatullahi Wa Barakatuh,I have a question and hope to get an authentic answer. May Allah reward you.My mother maintains the service for a Service company. Her work consists of serving cookies, non alcoholic drinks, meals that don't consist of pigmeat and so on. She is under the contract of a service company but she does the service.. More

  • His non-profit organization gives loans with interest to cover administrative costs Date: 20-6-2015

    I've a question about my employment, I am working for an organization who are giving loans to Afghan Formers, the loans are Islamic and none-Islamic, currently majority of our loans are Islamic, the main goal of this org is to help formers and use the profit money for the organization's Admin and operations cost, and this profit / interest money is.. More

  • It is impermissible to work in market research related to prohibited goods or services Date: 14-6-2015

    Asalaam aleykumThere is a job where you work as a market researcher. Where you interview people by phone about there opinions. It is a so called feasibility study for future sales project. It examines peoples opinions about for xample telephony, the fashion industry etc. If I'm working with market research that might be a help for future sales in different.. More

  • Receiving wages for teaching a foreign language Date: 13-6-2015

    asalam we3likoum is teaching a foreign language in university or other institutions and getting an income from it halal in Islam .(this question applied in a Muslim a country and non Muslim ). .. More

  • Teacher's income not unlawful if textbooks teach how to calculate interest Date: 18-5-2015

    Assalamu alikum I am a muslim girl of 30 years age living in India. Suddenly I started having doubts about all sources of income of family being haram. I was working in a publishing house where I worked as an editor of accountancy school books.The syllabus include some entries regarding interest.I became aware that my job is doubtful so since 2012 I.. More