Direct religious discrimination: employer's wish to please customer not a genuine occupational requirement
This report relates to 1 case(s)
Bougnaoui and another v Micropole SA  IRLR 447 ECJ (0 other reports)
Bougnaoui and another v Micropole SA  IRLR 447 ECJ
religious discrimination | Islamic dress | dress code
The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has held that a direct religious discrimination claim in which an employee who wears an Islamic headscarf is dismissed to appease a customer cannot be defended on the basis of a "genuine and determining occupational requirement".