10th Circ. Urged To Review Hijab Discrimination Ruling

Law360, New York (December 12, 2013, 2:09 PM EST) -- Several religious groups on Wednesday urged the Tenth Circuit to grant the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's request that the full court review a ruling that Abercrombie & Fitch Stores Inc.'s refusal to hire a Muslim woman because of her headscarf didn't amount to religious discrimination.

In a brief in support of the EEOC's petition for an en banc rehearing, the groups told the court that the 2-1 panel decision from October in favor of Abercrombie established a standard that would permit an employer to ignore a...
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