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Religious discrimination – Advocate General’s Opinion re ban on headscarves - Achbita v G4S Secure Solutions NV (C-157/15) [ECJ AdvGen] 31.05.16 (Unreported)

Fundamental rights — Directive 2000/78/EC — Equal treatment in employment and occupation — Concept of discrimination based on religion or belief — Distinction between direct and indirect discrimination — Justification — Company ban on the wearing of visible religious, political or philosophical symbols — Religious and ideological neutrality — Dismissal of a female employee of Muslim faith on account of her firm intention to wear an Islamic headscarf in the workplace. OPINION: General advisory opinion that a ban on wearing headscarves in companies may be compatible with EU law.

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Category: Employment » Religious discrimination. Area(s) of law: Employment.

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