Five years ago, a teen applied for a job at a store selling clothes for a children’s clothing store that is part of the Abercrombie & Fitch brand. 211 more words
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Did Abercrombie violate religious freedom protections in failing to ask a job applicant about her hijab?
The US Supreme Court heard testimony yesterday in the case that pits Samantha Elauf, a Muslim woman who wears a hijab, against the clothing retailer Abercrombie & Fitch, which denied her a job because her head-covering did not meet the company’s “ 433 more words
Statements of Samantha Elauf and David Lopez Following Oral Argument at the Supreme Court in EEOC v. Abercrombie & Fitch Stores, Inc.
Samantha Elauf filed the original charge of religious discrimination with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) that led to today’s argument in the Supreme Court. 358 more words
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is considering the employment discrimination claim of a Muslim woman who was turned down for a job by clothing retailer Abercrombie & Fitch after she showed up at her job interview wearing a black headscarf that conflicted with the company’s dress code. 425 more words
Supreme Court Hears Abercrombie & Fitch Religious Discrimination Case (Hijab), Religious Groups Back Muslim Woman
Today, the U. S. Supreme Court will hear a one-hour oral argument from attorneys from EEOC and Abercrombie & Fitch, in a case involving Samantha Elauf. 871 more words
It’s been a rough few months for retailer Abercrombie & Fitch, with the retirement of its colorful and sometimes controversial CEO Mike Jeffries in December… 415 more words