Buying & Selling (4)
What is the ruling for working in a company that trades in wine and other alcoholic drinks in addition to foodstuff, if the worker does not work in the wine section, but in the foodstuff section? If the company forces the worker and transfers him to the wine section, is he obliged to resign from his job in the company?
It is not permissible to work in the wine section, but [in the sections of] all permissible commodities, there is no objection.
What is the ruling for working in retail shops such as the supermarket, and one’s duty is to put the goods on the shelves, and on occasions one is required to stack prohibited commodities like wine and similar prohibited items?
Other than wine (and pork) there is no objection to that
What is the ruling for one who works in a shop and his duty is to place the goods purchased in bags for Muslim and non-Muslim customers, and it happens that he has to put items in the bags that are haram to consume?
For non-Muslim [customers] there is no objection except for wine and pork. [Needless to say, no haram item may be sold to or packed for Muslim customers.]
What is the ruling for one who works in places where wine and prohibited commodities are sold, along with merchandise that is permissible?
If he does not sell the prohibited commodities, then it is not prohibited for him [to work there].