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Religion: UK courts failed to protect rights of Christian employee prevented from wearing cross at work

This report relates to 1 case(s)

religious discrimination | human rights | dress codes | refusal to carry out job duties

The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has held that a Christian employee's right to freedom of thought, conscience and religion under art.9 of the European Convention on Human Rights was breached when the UK courts found that she was not discriminated against by British Airways' uniform policy, which prevented her from wearing visible items of jewellery at work.