Monthly Archives: January 2013

Eweida & Co: the Decision

Well the judgement is out and you can read it in full here.¬†It’s actually quite readable as these things go. We will be digesting the meaning and implications of the decision for some time to come. In the meantime, on … Continue reading

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Eweida & Co – the four big issues

Tomorrow the European Court of Human Rights hands down its decision in the case of four UK applicants claiming a breach of their rights under the Convention to manifest their religious beliefs. Yesterday I set out the bare facts of … Continue reading

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Eweida & co – the facts

So on Tuesday we will get an important ruling from the European Court of Human Rights on four UK religious discrimination cases. ¬†Actually there are two cases and four claimants. Eweida and Chaplin are the first case, Ladele and McFarlane … Continue reading

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Employers must justify requiring Christians to work on a Sunday (and why that wasn’t the headline in the Telegraph)

Next Tuesday the European Court of Human Rights rules on the cases of Eweida, Chaplin, Ladele and McFarlane. The case is likely to be quite complicated and I plan to read it very carefully and give it some serious thought … Continue reading

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The Myth of Gold-Plating

Gold-plating is such a clever term – I wish I’d thought of it. In the employment law context it refers to over-implementing EU rules so that the UK law is more burdensome than it needs to be. When a set … Continue reading

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