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Dismissal for standing by marriage vows with sex offender was religious discrimination

This report relates to 1 case(s)

Pendleton v Derbyshire County Council and another [2016] IRLR 580 EAT

religion | indirect discrimination | marriage vows

The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has held that the dismissal of a Christian employee because of her refusal to end her marriage with a convicted sex offender was indirect religious discrimination.