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Regulation applicable to dress codes in the workplace in France

An individual freedom… Generally speaking, employees are free to choose how they wish to dress, including in the workplace. Such freedom is protected by the rules of the French labor code, which provide that an employer may not restrict an employee’s work clothing without proper justification based on the nature of the tasks to be … Continue reading

Headwinds and headscarves – Charting a prudent course for employers in the wake of EEOC v. Abercrombie & Fitch

On June 1, 2015, the Supreme Court of the United States, in EEOC v. Abercrombie & Fitch Stores, Inc., held that an employer need not have actual knowledge of the need for religious accommodation to be liable for a hiring decision if the employer refuses to accommodate a perceived need for a religious accommodation. The … Continue reading
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