Article Tag: Religious discrimination

Wiccan successfully claims for religious discrimination

A “Wiccan” has been successful in her claim of discrimination on the grounds of religion or belief, after she was mocked and later dismissed after swapping her shifts in order to celebrate All Hallows’ Eve. Wicca is a belief system and way of life originating in Ireland, Scotland and Wales, which pre-dates the arrival of… Read more »

Shouting about the Pope

The employment appeal tribunal (EAT) has rejected a claim of religious harassment lodged by a Catholic employee following comments made by his line manager in reference to the Pope coupled with expletive language. The claimant worked for The Times newspaper. In March 2010 the news team were working on a story regarding the Pope and… Read more »