All items: Indirect discrimination

  • Hijab-wearing employee dismissed under "neutral" dress code

    16 June 2016

    Does the dismissal of a hijab-wearing Muslim employee by an employer with a policy of religious and ideological neutrality constitute direct and/or indirect religious discrimination, and can any indirect discrimination be justified? Consultant editor Darren Newman examines a recent controversial Advocate General's opinion.

  • Religious discrimination: EAT ruling on sanctity of marriage

    23 May 2016

    Do marriage vows hold more importance for Christian employees? Can an employer dismiss a Christian employee if she decides to stay in a marriage with a convicted sex offender? These are just two of the issues considered by the Employment Appeal Tribunal in Pendleton v Derbyshire County Council and another.

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Editor's choice: HR and legal information and guidance relating to indirect religion or belief discrimination.