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Title VII Discrimination at Mary's Hair Salon

Mary owns a 6-person beauty salon. One day an African American customer comes in and wants a wash and set. Mary has a cold and does not wish to give it to the customer, so she tells her that Geri will take care of her. Geri starts protesting, in front of the other customers, that she is not going to do the customer's hair because "she doesn't do black hair." The customer, totally humiliated and crying, leaves the premises. Is Mary liable under Title VII?

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Mary owns a 6-person beauty salon. One day an African American customer comes in and wants a wash and set. Mary has a cold and does not wish to give it to the customer, so she tells her that Geri will take care of her. Geri starts protesting, in front of the other customers, that she is not going to do the customer's hair because "she doesn't do black hair." The customer, totally humiliated and crying, leaves ...

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The solution discusses Title VII discrimination at a hair salon that has six employees and is owned by Mary. Includes two reference links.

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