A federal judge ruled this week that a former Abercrombie & Fitch sales associate could proceed with parts of a suit against the company that the plaintiff had accused of discriminating against her because of her hair color.
In a complaint filed last year, Dulazia Burchette, who worked at the retailer’s New York flagship on Fifth Avenue, alleged supervisors told her to re-dye blonde highlights in her hair because they did not look natural. Burchette, who is African-American, said a manager told her she should “have the hair color she was born with.” In the complaint, Burchette alleged that “white-Caucasian sales associates were not targeted for scrutiny for their hair color….”
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