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Discrimination based on religious beliefs

Request for accommodation: Between a rock and a hard place

Two recent cases dealing with requests for accommodation have put the challenge of balancing competing interests in the forefront of public discussion.

 

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Banning the right to wear a cross at work

An interesting human rights case is making its way to the European Court of Human Rights, where the British government is set to defend the right of employers to ban employees from wearing the cross at work as it is not a “requirement” of the Christian faith.

 

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Christmas greetings in the workplace may be offensive

You can’t say ‘Merry Christmas’ anymore—they have taken all the fun out of coming to work. What about my human rights? Wow! Where did all this negativity come from? I decided to do some research and look for the origins of this Christmas bashing and I turned up some interesting cases.

 

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