Bring Back the Reasonableness!

A story of huge debate in recent news has been the case between an applicant and Abercrombie & Fitch, in which the clothing retailer declined to hire Samantha Elauf, an observant Muslim woman, because her head scarf violated Abercrombie & Fitch’s dress code policy of no head coverings. The Supreme Court has ruled against Abercrombie & Fitch, stating that the employee does not need to specifically ask for a religious accommodation and remanded the trial back to the lower courts. (more…)