April 3, 2014

Inappropriate manifestation of religion can cause unfair dismissal

Although the EAT acknowledged that the distinction between the religion itself and the manifestation of it was often difficult to establish, it was clear in this situation that the individual had been dismissed because of the inappropriate way in which she manifested her religion and not because of the fact that she practised it.

This legal update is provided for general information purposes only and should not be applied to specific circumstances without prior consultation with us.

For further details on any of the issues covered in this update please contact Gemma Ospedale, Partner in Employment on 020 7583 2222

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