The Islamic Headscarf and Workplace Dress Code PolicyPosted in : Commercial Law for Employers on 12 April 2017
Key Issues: Equal treatment – indirect discrimination – female worker prohibited from wearing Islamic headscarf
Case: Samira Achbita v G4S Secure Solutions NV
Reference: Case C-157/15, CJEU (Grand Chamber), 14 March 2017
Legislation: Directive 2000/78/EC
G4S is a private undertaking which provides reception services for customers in both the public and private sectors. On 12 February 2003, Ms Achbita, a Muslim, started to work for G4S as a receptionist. She was employed by G4S under an employment contract of indefinite duration. There was, at that time, an unwritten rule within G4S that
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