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Supreme Court Declines to Hear Appeals on Workplace Religious Bias

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday sidestepped a chance to further expand religious rights, turning away two cases in which employees accused companies of violating federal anti-discrimination law by insufficiently accommodating requests for time off to meet religious obligations. The …

What Supreme Court’s Head Scarf Ruling Means for Employers

A U.S. Supreme Court ruling that Abercrombie & Fitch Co. can be sued for denying employment to a woman wearing a head scarf will compel companies large and small to brush up on the nuances of bias and do more …

Supreme Court Backs Muslim Woman’s Job Bias Claim Over Head Scarf

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday ruled in favor of a Muslim woman who filed a lawsuit after she was denied a job at an Abercrombie & Fitch Co. clothing store in Oklahoma because she wore a head scarf for …

Supreme Court to Weigh Rejection of Muslim Applicant Over Head Scarf

In an era of heightening religious tension worldwide, Abercrombie & Fitch has pulled off a miracle: The retailer managed to unite Christians, Jews, and Muslims, as well as Buddhists, Hindus, Santeros, Sikhs, and Zoroastrians. Lawyers representing all these faiths (and …