Updated to include information on Garamukanwa v Solent NHS Trust, in which the EAT considered whether or not an employee had a right to privacy in respect of emails and photographs on his iPhone relating to a work colleague.
The European Court of Human Rights has held that a Greek employer breached the human rights of an HIV-positive employee who was dismissed as a result of pressure from colleagues.
In Eweida and others v United Kingdom  IRLR 231 ECHR, the European Court of Human Rights held that, in failing to protect a Christian employee's desire to manifest her religion by wearing a visible cross at work, the UK breached the positive obligation under art.9 of the European Convention on Human Rights to secure her right to freedom of expression.
Five people - four men and one woman - dismissed from the British Armed Forces for being gay, have won substantial compensation awards from the government, following a ruling by the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR).
HR and legal information and guidance relating to art.14 of the Convention on Human Rights (prohibition of discrimination).