This was more or less the message from a New Jersey appellate court, which rejected most of the discrimination claims brought by a group of female casino waitresses who were suspended, fired, or otherwise subjected to a policy restricting weight gain. In a rambling and sometimes poorly reasoned opinion, Schiavo v. Marina District Development Company, a New Jersey appellate court joins a long line of courts that simply refuse to see the illegal and harmful stereotyping embodied in sexspecific dress codes.
Joanna L. Grossman,
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