Happy new year! In this, the first of our monthly
Employment newsletters for 2013, we look at two highly topical
First, Can an employer's refusal to allow the
manifestation of beliefs in the workplace be seen as a step too
Emma Parr explores a case that you'll likely have
seen in the national media, in which Mrs E, a practising Christian,
wore a cross visibly around her neck as a sign of commitment to her
faith. Her employer, British Airways, refused to allow her to
wear the cross openly.
Decisions to come out of the European
Courts must be taken seriously by the Channel Islands, where
discrimination laws fall far short of widely recognised
Colette Hunt picks up the theme in our second
article, Race discrimination in Jersey - the draft
Jersey has no discrimination laws but will shortly be
making provision for race discrimination. In this article Colette
considers the main definitions within the draft law and a few key
considerations for employers.
Later this year, Collas Crill will be
running some seminars on race discrimination, when the draft law
and its effect will be considered in further detail.
If you are interested in attending
these, please contact our marketing team to indicate your interest
by emailing email@example.com.
If you have a query or concern at this stage which
requires some legal advice, please do not hesitate to contact
Colette Hunt on 01534 601733 or firstname.lastname@example.org