The Employment Appeal Tribunal 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.
This week's case of the week, provided by DLA Piper, covers religious discrimination.
This week's case of the week, provided by DLA Piper, covers religion or belief discrimination.
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.
This month's round-up of decisions on discrimination from the courts.
Tina McKevitt, lecturer in employment law at University of Sheffield, provides a round-up of employment tribunal decisions on discrimination.
In Mohmed v West Coast Trains Ltd EAT/0682/06, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has given the first appellate decision on religious discrimination.
A recent tribunal ruling giving over-65s the right to protection from unfair dismissal could open the floodgates to claims from those dismissed in the past - and even from relatives of dead employees.
In McCausland v Dungannon District Council (21 October 1993) EOR53C, the Court of Appeal in Northern Ireland gives guidance on the approach to be adopted in determining whether a requirement or condition has a disparate impact.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to indirect religion or belief discrimination.