Reuters reports a federal appeals court has dismissed the appeal by New Albany-based Abercrombie & Fitch of a U.S. Supreme Court ruling last month that said the controversial retailer may have violated federal civil-rights law.
New Albany-based Abercrombie & Fitch has agreed to pay 158 thousand dollars to settle a Justice Department complaint claiming the clothier discriminated against an undocumented immigrant by requiring her to present a green card when she applied for a job.
The U.S. Supreme Court will consider whether New Albany-based retailer Abercrombie & Fitch's refusal to hire a woman wearing a Muslim headscarf to work in an Oklahoma store was religious discrimination.
A federal appeals court has dismissed claims by an Oklahoma woman who says she was not hired by New Albany-based Abercrombie & Fitch because her head scarf conflicted with the retailer's dress code, which has since been changed.
New Albany-based retailer Abercrombie & Fitch has agreed to make religious accommodations to its policy governing worker appearance as part of a settlement of discrimination lawsuits filed in California.