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Case of the week: Religion or belief discrimination

This report relates to 1 case(s)

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    McFarlane v Relate Avon [2010] IRLR 196 EAT (2 other reports)

    • Case round-up

      Date:
      1 February 2010

      Susannah Jarvis (associate) and Kate Williams (professional support lawyer) at Addleshaw Goddard analyse important rulings.

    • McFarlane v Relate Avon Ltd

      Date:
      1 December 2009

      The Employment Appeal Tribunal has agreed with an employment tribunal decision that a counsellor who was dismissed after he refused to give advice to same-sex couples was not discriminated against because of his religious beliefs.

This week's case of the week, provided by DLA Piper, covers religion or belief discrimination.

McFarlane v Relate Avon Ltd EAT/0106/09

Facts

Gary McFarlane joined Relate Avon, which provides relationship counselling services, in 2003.