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Case Law C-188/15 (12/07/2016)

Type: Opinions of Advocate General

Authority: European Authorities: Euopean Union' Court of Justice

Date: 07/12/2016

Subject: According to Advocate General, a company policy requiring an employee to remove her Islamic headscarf when in contact with clients constitutes unlawful direct discrimination. An entirely neutral dress code policy may also constitute indirect discrimination which will be justified only if it is proportionate to the pursuance of a legitimate aim, including the interests of an employer’s business

Parties: Bougnaoui e ADDH

Classification: Art. 10 Freedom of religion - Equality - Art. 21 Non discrimination

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