Summary Of Samantha Elauf's Case

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Equal Employment Opportunity Commission v. Abercrombie and Fitch Stores is a case about Samantha Elauf. Samantha Elauf is a Muslim teenager who lives in the country of freedom and being known for its freedom. A Lot of refugees and immigrants come to this country to feel and to be treated different from where ever they come from and that is by practicing their religion, no racism, to speak what in their mind without going to jail and to be a part of great country. Samantha Elauf is an American Muslim teenager who is like most of teenagers after the age of sixteen they start looking for a job to support her in her senior a year and the beginning of her college years. Samantha as a Muslim she wears the headscarf or the “hijab” and she wear the “hijab” because of her religion requirements. Samantha applied in applied in couple of stores in the mall in her city without hesitation that these stores will ever treat her differently because of her religion or scarf..One of these stores is Abercrombie.According to the iaw.cornell.edu website “(Abercrombie) refused to hire Samantha Elauf, a practicing Muslim, because the headscarf that she wore pursuant to her religious obligations conflicted with Abercrombie’s employee dress policy. The …show more content…

Ante, at 3. Our agreement ends there. Unlike the majority, I adhere to what I had thought before today was an undisputed proposition: Mere application of a neutral policy cannot constitute “intentional discrimination.” Because the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) can prevail here only if Abercrombie engaged in intentional discrimination, and because Abercrombie’s application of its neutral Look Policy does not meet that description, I would affirm the judgment of the Tenth

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