Indirect discrimination

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  • Case of the week: Religious discrimination

    Date:
    9 March 2010
    Type:
    Law reports

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

  • Religious discrimination: Christian registrar disciplined for refusing to carry out civil partnership duties was not discriminated against unlawfully

    Date:
    24 February 2010
    Type:
    Law reports

    In Ladele v London Borough of Islington [2009] EWCA Civ 1357 CA, the Court of Appeal held that a registrar with strong Christian beliefs about marriage who was threatened with dismissal for refusing to carry out civil partnership work did not suffer unlawful religious discrimination.

  • Eweida v British Airways plc

    Date:
    15 February 2010
    Type:
    Law reports

    The Court of Appeal has upheld an employment tribunal finding that a Christian employee, who was sent home when she insisted on wearing a cross visibly, in breach of the employer's uniform policy, did not suffer indirect discrimination. The Court rejected the employee's argument that the test of indirect discrimination was met, even if she was alone in being disadvantaged by the policy.

  • Case round-up

    Date:
    1 February 2010
    Type:
    Law reports

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

  • Case of the week: Religion or belief discrimination

    Date:
    15 January 2010
    Type:
    Law reports

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

  • Ladele v London Borough of Islington

    Date:
    17 December 2009
    Type:
    Law reports

    The Court of Appeal has held that a registrar who refused to conduct civil partnership ceremonies between same-sex couples on the grounds that to do so would violate her Christian beliefs was not discriminated against on the grounds of her religion.

  • McFarlane v Relate Avon Ltd

    Date:
    1 December 2009
    Type:
    Law reports

    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.

  • Religious discrimination: A Christian registrar disciplined for refusing to undertake civil partnership duties was not subjected to religious discrimination

    Date:
    23 February 2009
    Type:
    Law reports

    In London Borough of Islington v Ladele EAT/0453/08, the EAT overturned the employment tribunal decision that a Christian registrar who was disciplined for refusing to undertake civil partnership duties was subjected to religious discrimination.

  • London Borough of Islington v Ladele

    Date:
    5 January 2009
    Type:
    Law reports

    The Employment Appeal Tribunal has held that a registrar who refused to conduct civil partnership ceremonies between same-sex couples on the grounds that to do so would violate her Christian beliefs was not discriminated against on the grounds of her religion.

  • Case of the week: Religious discrimination

    Date:
    9 December 2008
    Type:
    Law reports

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

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