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What Appellate Court District 11 Ruling Means for persons with Dreadlocks in the Workplace

Series I: What the Dreadlock Ban Means to You as a Working Person of Color in America

This section will host information about locked hair in the workplace. This issue is personal and I can't be silent. September, 2016 the 11th District Court Ruled 3-0 that an individual with dreadlocks has no protective rights. An employer can now choose to not hire me because of dreadlocks or fire me because of them. Please be aware that most of us live in an at will state, meaning if said person wears yellow on Tuesday and someone hates yellow on Tuesday, said person can be fired. READ MORE! CLICK HERE

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