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RELIGION AND BELIEF: Not good to talk

29 April 2016  

Phil Allen looks at a recent EAT case on when disciplinary action over an employee’s religious discussion can be lawful

Some employees will feel that they need to tell others about their faith, as part of their religious belief. This can cause considerable difficulty for employers, particularly where other employees object to such issues being raised with them. It can on occasion cause a clash between:

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  • Case(s) Referenced:

    Chondol v Liverpool City Council [2009] UKEAT/0298/08

    Grace v Places for Children [2013] UKEAT/0217/13

    Kokkinakis v Greece [1994] 17 EHRR 397

    Wasteney v NHS East London Foundation Trust [2015] UKEAT/0157/15/LA