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L'Oréal court verdict won't wash, says French anti-racism group
Author: Angelique Chrisafis, Guardian [UK], Published on: 2 June 2006
A French anti-racism group yesterday said it would appeal against a Paris court's decision to clear the cosmetics giant L'Oréal on charges of recruiting shampoo saleswomen according to their colour...Prosecutors argued that "BBR" was a well-known code among employers to mean "white" French people and not those of African and Asian backgrounds...L'Oréal, Districom [the communications company acting for Garnier (part of L'Oreal)] and the recruitment agency Adecco had consistently denied all charges...The judges yesterday ruled that none of the companies had "definitively" taken part in a selection process that could be discriminatory.