Violation Tracker Individual Record
: Abercrombie & Fitch Stores, Inc.
Current Parent Company
: Abercrombie & Fitch
Parent at the Time of the Penalty AnnouncementPenalty
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: November 18, 2004
: employment-related offenses
: employment discrimination
: The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission private plaintiffs announced their mutual resolution of the lawsuit entitled EEOC v. Abercrombie & Fitch Stores, Inc., Case No. CV-04-4731 SI, which was filed on November 10, 2004, in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California in San Francisco. The lawsuit alleged that Abercrombie & Fitch, which operates a nationwide chain of retail stores, violated Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 by maintaining recruiting and hiring practices that excluded minorities and women and adopting a restrictive marketing image, and other policies, which limited minority and female employment.
Level of Government
: agency action
: Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
Civil or Criminal Case
HQ Country of Current Parent
HQ State of Current Parent
Ownership Structure of Current Parent
: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent
Specific Industry of Current Parent
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Current parent company note
: Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log