Rushton, Sarah
November 2007
People Management;11/15/2007, Vol. 13 Issue 23, p21
The article focuses on the issue of religious discrimination in the workplace in Great Britain. The Equality Act 2006 altered the definition of religion or belief to cover any religious or philosophical belief. This change has extended the categories of employees protected by the Employment Equality Regulations 2003. The case Harris v. NKL Automotive Ltd. and Matrix Consultancy Ltd. confirms that, while it can be legitimate for employers to have dress codes or provide employees with guidance on their appearance, each case will be determined on its facts.


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