Direct discrimination

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  • Case of the week: Religious discrimination by association

    Date:
    18 November 2008
    Type:
    Law reports

    This week's case of the week, provided by DLA Piper, covers religious discrimination by association.

  • Case of the week: Religious symbols

    Date:
    29 January 2008
    Type:
    Law reports

    This week's case of the week, provided by DLA Piper, covers religious discrimination.

  • Case of the week: Teaching assistant's appeal fails in veil dispute

    Date:
    17 April 2007
    Type:
    Law reports

    This week's case of the week, provided by Eversheds, covers religious discrimination.

  • Azmi v Kirklees Metropolitan Borough Council

    Date:
    2 April 2007
    Type:
    Law reports

    In Azmi v Kirklees Metropolitan Borough Council EAT/0009/07, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has dismissed an appeal against an employment tribunal's ruling that an employee who was dismissed for refusing to remove her veil while teaching had not been discriminated against on the grounds of religion or belief.

  • In the courts

    Date:
    1 December 2006
    Type:
    Law reports

    This month's round-up of decisions on discrimination from the courts.

  • Mohmed v West Coast Trains Ltd

    Date:
    4 September 2006
    Type:
    Law reports

    In Mohmed v West Coast Trains Ltd EAT/0682/06, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has given the first appellate decision on religious discrimination.

  • Planning permission is not qualification

    Date:
    1 December 1993
    Type:
    Law reports

    In Bone v Department of the Environment for Northern Ireland the Northern Ireland Court of Appeal has reversed a ruling by the Fair Employment Tribunal in a religious discrimination case that planning permission is a "qualification" for employment of a builder and that a denial of planning permission can be challenged on the basis that it was on grounds of religious belief or political opinion.

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HR and legal information and guidance relating to direct religion or belief discrimination.