Podcast: Abercrombie & Fitch drops controversial "Look Policy", still faces SCOTUS decision
By Steve Fox
Abercrombie & Fitch announced this week it is discontinuing its iconic "Look Policy" The former policy banned French-tip manicures and certain hair-styling products, as well as extreme makeup or jewelry. The Supreme Court of the United States is expected to decide a case in June involving a teenager who applied for a job at a Tulsa, Oklahoma store while wearing a headscarf. The store manager declined to hire the applicant because of the headscarf, not knowing whether the hijab was worn for religious reasons. The EEOC claims that by not asking, the manager violated EEOC guidelines and may have created a loophole for religious discrimination.
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