EEOC Rebuts Abercrombie In Muslim Bias Case

Law360, New York (April 18, 2011, 1:57 PM EDT) -- In a motion filed Friday in a discrimination suit in Oklahoma, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission disputed Abercrombie & Fitch Stores Inc.'s claim that allowing female Muslim employees to wear a religious head scarf would damage its brand.

The agency filed the suit in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Oklahoma in 2009 on behalf of Samantha Elauf, who alleges she was not hired for a sales position at an Abercrombie Kids store in Tulsa, Okla., because she wore a hijab to...
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Case Information

Case Title

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission v. Abercrombie & Fitch Stores, Inc.

Case Number



Oklahoma Northern

Nature of Suit

Civil Rights: Jobs


Gregory K Frizzell

Date Filed

September 16, 2009

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