Category: Civil Rights

“Crown Act” Signed into Law Banning Discrimination Based on Hairstyle or Texture

Posted on December 27, 2019 in Civil Rights by

On December 19, 2019, Governor Phil Murphy signed into law a bill entitled the “Create a Respectful and Open Workspace for Natural Hair Act” or “CROWN Act”, which amends the Law Against Discrimination (“LAD”) and prohibits discrimination in the workplace and schools based on hairstyle or texture that is attributed […]

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