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Hard-hat dismissal lawful

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    Dhanjal v British Steel General Steels [1993] IT/50740/91 (0 other reports)

An orthodox Sikh who was dismissed for refusing to wear a hard hat was not unlawfully discriminated against, rules a Birmingham industrial tribunal (Chair: M St G Arrowsmith) in Dhanjal v British Steel General Steels.

Surendra Dhanjal, an orthodox Sikh, complained of race discrimination when he was selected for redundancy by British Steel in October 1991 for refusing to wear a hard hat at its Shelton Mills factory where he was employed in the boilerhouse department.