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EEOC Hands Out New Religious Discrimination Complaint

On September 25, the EEOC issued a press release announcing CONSOL Energy and Consolidation Coal Company violated federal law when they refused to accommodate a long-time employee’s religious belief.  Apparently, the companies installed a biometric hand scanner to track employee time and attendance.  The employee in question, Beverly Butcher, believed that that there was relationship […]

Abercrombie & Fitch Loses Another to the EEOC

For the past few years, Abercrombie & Fitch has been fighting to uphold its “Look Policy,” described by the website Buzzfeed as “effortless sex-meets-Ivy League aesthetic.”  A&F’s Look Policy, as reported by Buzzfeed, provides that its employees must, among other things, represent A&F with “natural class” and “American style.”  The Look Policy governs hairstyle, clothing, […]

New Beginning

I discovered the joys of blogging in 2009, when I helped launch an employment law-related blog at another firm.  I recently joined Bello/Welsh, LLP, a boutique labor and employment law firm, where I am excited to be launching our new blog. Our primary goal here at WorkLawBlog (worklawblog.net) is to educate you about interesting developments […]