Abercrombie Must Allow Hijabs

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hijab-arabThe Supreme Court on Monday found that Abercrombie & Fitch is liable for discriminating against a young Muslim woman who wears  hijab, reversing a lower court ruling.

In a decision written by Justice Antonin Scalia, the court found that an applicant only has to show that a religious accomodation was a “motivating factor” for an employment decision, and not that the employer had knowledge of this religious need.

Samantha Elauf was 17 was she was denied a job for wearing a headscarf to an Abercrombie & Fitch Kids interview, because it violated the chain’s “Look Policy.” Read more at SCOTUS Blog.

{Andy Heller-Matzav.com Newscenter}

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