Abercrombie Can't Shed Headscarf Discrimination Suit

Law360, New York (April 11, 2013, 3:55 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Wednesday refused to toss a religious discrimination lawsuit against Abercrombie & Fitch Co., ruling a jury should decide whether or not the clothing retailer refused to hire a Muslim woman because she wore a headscarf to a job interview.

U.S. District Judge Edward J. Davila denied Abercrombie's bid for summary judgment in the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's lawsuit brought on behalf of Halla Banafa. The EEOC alleges the retailer didn't offer Banafa a stockroom job at an Abercrombie Kids store...
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Case Information

Case Title

U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission v. Abercrombie & Fitch, Co. et al

Case Number



California Northern

Nature of Suit

Civil Rights: Jobs


Edward J. Davila

Date Filed

September 1, 2010

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