The U.S. Supreme Court recently heard oral arguments in EEOC v. Abercrombie & Fitch, No. 14-86, a case alleging that implementation of the retail store’s “Look Policy” caused religious discrimination.  We have blogged about this case previously –  here, here, here, here, and here.  To recap, this case was brought by the EEOC alleging that Abercrombie & Fitch failed to hire Samantha Elauf, a Muslim woman, as a sales associate because she wore a hijab.  Abercrombie & Fitch has a policy called the “Look Policy” that prohibits the wearing of any head coverings.  Our blog editor, Gerald L. Maatman, Jr. (@g_maatman) discusses the oral arguments in the case and his take on what to expect from the case with Colin O’Keefe from LXBN TV (@LXBN) in the video below.

For more information on EEOC v. Abercrombie & Fitch, our readers can check out the following posts:

The EEOC Scores Summary Judgment Win In Religious Discrimination Case

Don’t “Look” Now – Tenth Circuit Delivers Blow To EEOC In Its Battle Over Abercrombie’s “Look Policy”

EEOC Litigation Over Religious Accommodation Issues

Compliance: Religious discrimination — It’s on the EEOC’s radar

Take Two? EEOC Moves For Reconsideration After Losing High-Profile Religious Discrimination Case Over Abercrombie’s “Look Policy”

 

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