Abercrombie & Fitch
The Supreme Court is considering the employment discrimination claim of a Muslim woman who was turned down for a job by clothing retailer Abercrombie & Fitch after she showed up at her job interview wearing a black headscarf that conflicted with the company’s dress code.
The 11 cases the Justices will hear in the new term will touch on everything from political spending to redistricting to racial and religious discrimination.
An investment firm said Tuesday that Abercrombie & Fitch should not renew its contract with CEO Michael Jeffries when it expires in February. Shares of the teen retailer rose more than 5 percent in afternoon trading.
A federal appeals court has dismissed claims by an Oklahoma woman who says she wasn’t hired by Abercrombie & Fitch because her headscarf conflicted with the retailer’s dress code, which has since been changed.