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Playing with (holy) fire

In my last post I wrote about how one of the main driving forces behind the anti-same-sex marriage movement is that it’s not just about “keeping the government” out of the bedroom. 791 more words


Full length jilbab gown was 'tripping hazard' at nursery ruling

AN employer was entitled to ask a Muslim woman to wear a shorter jilbab gown at work because her full-length garment was a tripping hazard, the Employment Appeal Tribunal has ruled in dismissing a religious discrimination claim. 87 more words

Employment Law

Motive Without Knowledge - EEOC v. Abercrombie and Fitch

Samantha Elauf, a teenager and an observant Muslim, applied to work for retailer Abercrombie & Fitch. When she interviewed for the position she received a “qualified rating.” There was just one problem. 497 more words

Employment Law

Nursery nurse wins religious discrimination tribunal claim

A CHRISTIAN nursery nurse who was dismissed after expressing her views on homosexuality and marriage in answer to a question from a colleague has won a religious discrimination claim against her former employer at an employment tribunal.

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Employment Law

Supreme Court rules against Abercrombie's "Look Policy" in case over Muslim headscarf

Over three months ago, the Supreme Court heard oral argument in the case of Equal Employment Opportunity Commission v. Abercrombie & Fitch Stores, Inc.  The issue was whether an employer can be liable under… 539 more words

Daily Headlines & Commentary

Samantha Elauf Wins Supreme Court Religious Discrimination Case Over Right To Wear Jihad At Abercrombie & Fitch

International Business Times — The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday ruled to revive a lawsuit a Muslim American woman had brought against a clothing store that denied her a job because she wore a headscarf. 144 more words


How Supreme Court ruling banning religious discrimination is needed in NY as well

BAY RIDGE, Brooklyn (PIX11) — The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday ruled that citizens cannot be discriminated against because of religious garb. The decision, of course, applies throughout the country. 527 more words