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Indirect discrimination: religious dress ban for public-facing roles can be justified

This report relates to 1 case(s)

Achbita and another v G4S Secure Solutions [2017] IRLR 466 ECJ

religious discrimination | Islamic dress | dress code

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has held that a ban on religious dress that prevents a Muslim woman from wearing an Islamic headscarf when in contact with clients cannot be directly discriminatory, but is potentially indirectly discriminatory.