Worker's Hijab Isn't Undue Hardship For Abercrombie: Judge

Law360, New York (September 9, 2013, 3:48 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge has found Abercrombie & Fitch Stores Inc. liable for religious discrimination for firing a Muslim employee who refused to remove her headscarf, rejecting the retailer's claim that accommodating the worker presented an undue hardship, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission announced Monday.  

U.S. District Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers granted partial summary judgment to the EEOC and former Hollister store employee Umme-Hani Khan on Sept. 3, finding Abercrombie liable for failing to accommodate Khan's religious beliefs when it fired her for refusing to...
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Case Information

Case Title

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

Case Number



California Northern

Nature of Suit

Civil Rights: Jobs


Edward J. Davila

Date Filed

June 27, 2011

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