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Queen's portrait in workplace unlawful

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    Johnson v Belfast City Council 4 August 2000 FET (0 other reports)

A council which failed to remove a portrait of the Queen from display at one of its cleansing depots, unlawfully discriminated against a Catholic employee on grounds of religion and political opinion, holds the Fair Employment Tribunal of Northern Ireland (Chair: M Cooper) in Johnson v Belfast City Council.

Alexander Johnson, a Roman Catholic who holds nationalist political opinions, was employed at the relevant time by Belfast City Council as an area contract supervisor in the commercial waste section, based at the Dunbar Street cleansing depot.