Posts Tagged ‘religious discrimination’

DFEH, Muslim Woman Settle Religious Discrimination Case With San Diego Fast Food Restaurant

The California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) reached a settlement in a religious discrimination case with a San Diego-based fast food restaurant, where a job applicant was denied employment because of her religious dress practice. A Muslim woman claimed that when she asked if she could wear a headscarf and skirt as part […]

13 Sep 18 - Discrimination - Vannessa Maravilla - No CommentsRead More »

U.S. Supreme Court: Abercrombie Engaged in Religious Discrimination

Today, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its ruling in the closely followed religious discrimination case, EEOC v. Abercrombie & Fitch Stores, Inc. The Court found that Abercrombie engaged in religious discrimination when it refused to accommodate a Muslim applicant because she wore a hijab, an Islamic religious headscarf. The high court ruled that under Title […]

2 Jun 15 - Discrimination, Workplace Policies - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

U.S. Supreme Court to Consider Abercrombie Religious Headscarf Case

Today begins the U.S. Supreme Court’s first week of its “October Term 2014.” The court recently agreed to hear EEOC v. Abercrombie & Fitch Stores, Inc.  The case involves 17-year-old Samantha Elauf, who applied for a job in 2008 at an Abercrombie Kids store in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Elauf wore a hijab, a religious headscarf worn […]

6 Oct 14 - Discrimination - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »