Abercrombie Dodges EEOC Bid For HR Info In Headscarf Case

Law360, New York (October 29, 2012, 2:18 PM EDT) -- A California federal  judge on Thursday refused to force Abercrombie & Fitch Stores Inc. to turn over more information from its human resources department in a U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission lawsuit that claims the retailer fired a Muslim worker for wearing a headscarf.

Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers said the agency’s bid to get its hands on requests from store workers to deviate from the company’s attire policy for any reason — not just in regard to headscarves — was unnecessary, and unlikely to help its case....
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