Banning Dreadlocks at Work is Still Legal


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Workplace bans on dreadlocks still aren’t considered discriminatory. Even though they’re closely associated with blackness, federal courts say dreads are just a hairstyle and hairstyles can be changed. But for nearly a decade, Chastity Jones, an African-American woman, has been trying to get the courts to agree that racial bias may shape corporate grooming policies. On Monday, the Supreme Court denied her the chance to argue that the company that told her to ditch her dreads infringed on her rights.” (Read Full Article)

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