Tag: Abercrombie & Fitch

Abercrombie Agrees To Pay for Immigration-Related Discrimination

Following a Supreme Court decision earlier this month that Abercrombie & Fitchmay have discriminatedagainst a Muslim job applicant because she wore head scarf, the retailer on Thursday reached a settlement agreement with the Justice Department to settle a separate discrimination charge. According to a Justice Department statement,the agency said the…

Abercrombie Cans Discriminatory CEO

By Chris Hoenig In the end, Mike Jeffries’ discriminating tastes cost him his job. Jeffries is stepping down as the CEO of Abercrombie & Fitch effective immediately. His ouster comes as the once desirable clothing line has faded behind lower-priced competitors, its popularity dropping like a rock. “I believe now…

Abercrombie Removes Mike Jeffries as Chairman

By Albert Lin Jeffries, Martinez Abercrombie & Fitch has removed embattled CEO Mike Jeffries from his role as Chairman, but Jeffries will remain on the board and continue to run the company as CEO. Former Sears, Roebuck and Co. Chairman and CEO Arthur Martinez has been installed as Chairman, effective…

Abercrombie Discriminated Against Female Muslim Employee, Says Judge

By Chris Hoenig A U.S. District Court judge has ruled that Abercrombie & Fitch broke antidiscrimination laws when it fired a Muslim employee who insisted on wearing a head scarfat least the fifth time that the company or CEO Mike Jeffries have been sued for discrimination. The U.S. Equal Employment…

June Legal Roundup: Another Misstep for Abercrombie

Here’s the latest on some discrimination cases that have gone before the courts: National Origin and Religion | Disability | Age | Sex NATIONAL ORIGIN AND RELIGION DISCRIMINATION Clothing company should allow hijab. Abercrombie & Fitch denied a job to a Muslim teenage applicant because she wore her hijab head…

Abercrombie Discriminates Against Bigger Women

By Dara Sharif Abercrombie & Fitch is facing a major backlash over its decision not to sell women’s clothes larger than size 10, including a pledge by actress Kirstie Alley to never again buy anything from the clothier. The average woman’s size in the U.S. is 14, but Abercrombie &…