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A measure that was prompted largely by an incident in which an Atlantic County high school wrestler’s dreadlocks were shaved off prior to a match, which would ban hair discrimination in the workplace, housing and at school, is awaiting the governor’s signature.

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Suzette Parmley

Suzette Parmley is the Trenton Correspondent who covers the N.J. Supreme Court, N.J. Legislature and Business of Law. She joined New Jersey Law Journal in Jan. 2019 from the Philadelphia Inquirer, where she was the Atlantic City Gaming Writer, Trenton Statehouse Correspondent, and Retail Columnist/Reporter. A 5-time winner of the annual Business Financial Writing Portfolio Award from the New Jersey Press Association and graduate of the Fels Center of Government at the University of Pennsylvania. Email: Sparmley@alm.com or follow on Twitter: @SuzParmley

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