Judge Rules Against Abercrombie In Suit Over Hijab

Law360, New York (June 29, 2011, 10:03 PM EDT) -- A federal judge in Oklahoma on Wednesday ruled in favor of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in its lawsuit against Abercrombie & Fitch Stores Inc. for not hiring a Muslim woman because she wore a hijab.

The ruling from U.S. District Court Judge Gregory K. Frizzell came just after the EEOC hammered the preppy clothing retailer with another lawsuit Monday in federal court for firing a hijab-wearing Muslim woman employed at a California store.

In the Oklahoma case, Abercrombie was accused of not hiring an...
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