New York, NY–The Rockettes have announced their intention to comply with the Supreme Court’s ruling that exemptions must be made for employees whose religious obligations may conflict with employer dress code policies. The Supreme Court verdict, which was handed down earlier this year, requires Abercrombie and Fitch to make a religious exemption for an employee who wished to wear Muslim garb in the form of a hijab, despite the fact that the company’s policy explicitly prohibits the wearing of any headwear not sold by the chain of fashion outlets.

That case centered on an employee who did not wear the religious head-covering to her job interview with the store’s manager. The Rockettes did not give an official statement, but sources close to the organization say that this case is different because the employee was already a Rockette for several years before recently converting to Islam. The SCOTUS ruling against A&F makes it a criminal offense to prevent the dancer from wearing clothing required by her faith on the job…

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