EEOC, Abercrombie Settle Hijab Religious Bias Suit

Law360, New York (July 20, 2015, 3:55 PM EDT) -- Abercrombie & Fitch Stores Inc. and the U.S. Equal Opportunity Commission said Monday that they had resolved an EEOC suit over the company's refusal to hire a woman who wore a hijab to a job interview, a development that comes less than two months after the U.S. Supreme Court revived the EEOC's case.

Samantha Elauf, right, didn't get hired by clothing retailer Abercrombie & Fitch because she wore a black headscarf that conflicted with the company's dress code to her job interview. (Credit: AP) The preppy retailer filed a motion to dismiss its appeal with the Tenth Circuit on Friday, telling...

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