Under existing state law, it is unlawful for any person to discriminate against an individual because of his or her race with respect to housing
Under existing state law, it is also unlawful for an employer to pay an employee at wage rates less than those paid to employees of another race for substantially similar work
This bill would make it unlawful for a person to deny an individual full and equal enjoyment of public accommodations based upon the individual's hairstyle
This bill would prohibit an employer from discriminating against an applicant or employee based upon the applicant or employee's race, ethnicity, or hairstyle and would create a cause of action against an employer who does so
This bill would also prohibit discrimination against a recipient of state or federal assistance based upon the recipient's hairstyle
Relating to discrimination; to prohibit discrimination in employment, public accommodations, or federal or state financial assistance based on an individual's hairstyle; and to create a cause of action against an employer for discrimination based on hairstyle.
|January 11, 2022||S||Read for the first time and referred to the Senate committee on Judiciary|
|Bill Text||SB50 Alabama 2022 Session - Introduced|