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Employer Oversteps in Banning Dreadlocks

Published: October 10th, 2018

By: Nichole M. Mooney

An employer was in the crosshairs of a federal discrimination lawsuit after rescinding an African-American woman’s offer of employment because she wore her hair in dreadlocks and refused to change them. The employer prevailed before the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, but businesses nonetheless should be cautious, says Nichole M. Mooney, […]