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Employment tribunal

Jewish nursery which sacked cohabiting woman partially wins appeal

Posted: Thu, 21 Feb 2019

The National Secular Society has said a ruling that a woman who was sacked for living with her boyfriend did not suffer religious discrimination "undermines freedom from religion".

The NSS has also warned that the ruling could have implications for teachers... Read More »

Man fairly sacked over unauthorised religious absence, court rules

Man fairly sacked over unauthorised religious absence, court rules

Posted: Thu, 13 Dec 2018

A man who took unauthorised absence to attend a course for Jehovah's Witnesses has seen his claim for unfair dismissal rejected. Read More »

Tribunal dismisses homophobic Muslim teacher’s discrimination claim

Tribunal dismisses homophobic Muslim teacher’s discrimination claim

Posted: Mon, 13 Aug 2018

A tribunal has dismissed a claim of religious discrimination from a deputy head teacher who was sacked for expressing homophobic views. Read More »

Religious opt-outs make Australia’s anti-discrimination law a “bigot’s charter”

Religious opt-outs make Australia’s anti-discrimination law a “bigot’s charter”

Posted: Thu, 17 Jan 2013

In a move that has enraged human rights advocates, the Australian government has given religious groups wide-scale opt-outs in proposed new anti-discrimination laws. Read More »

NSS intervene in landmark cases at European Court of Human Rights

NSS intervene in landmark cases at European Court of Human Rights

Posted: Sun, 02 Sep 2012

Four controversial British religious discrimination cases are due to be heard at the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) on Tuesday 4 September 2012. The outcome will have a huge impact on how future equality cases involving religion are determined.

The... Read More »