Wasteney v East London NHS Foundation Trust [2016]

  • Case Reference
    UKEAT 0157_15_0704
  • Legal Body
    Employment Appeal Tribunal (UKEAT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Discrimination and Equality, Human Rights
Issues covered: Religion or Belief Discrimination; Proselytising; Article 9 European Convention on Human Rights

The background to this case was that complaints had been made by a junior worker of Muslim faith against the Claimant, a more senior manager position who was a Christian. The complaints related to various interactions with the Claimant which the complainant characterised as “grooming”; these included the Claimant’s praying with the junior worker and the laying on of hands, giving a book to that worker, which concerned the conversion to Christianity of a Muslim woman, and inviting her to various services and events at the Claimant’s Church. 

The Respondent employer had investigated the

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This article is correct at 22/04/2016
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