Nearly a month after a federal appeals court ruled that employers have the right to ban dreadlocks at work, management at a Chicago-area movie theater decided to fire a 16-year-old girl on her first day because of her loc’d hair.
Tyler House had an interview and was later offered a position at Marcus Cinema’s new Country Club Hills location in September, according to the Chicago Tribune.
Banning employees from wearing their hair in dreadlocks isn't racial discrimination, a federal appeals court ruled.
In a decision that delimits the concept of race to physical characteristics that are “immutable,” a federal appeals court ruled last week that firing an employee for wearing her hair in dreadlocks is not racial discrimination.
A federal appeals court maintained that it is OK to discriminate against traditionally black hairstyles, like locs. The 3-0 ruling came down on Sept. 15 when the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a claim from a 2014 ruling t...
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