Religious Discrimination

In Gareddu v London Underground Ltd, the EAT has upheld an employment tribunal’s decision to reject a claim of indirect religion or belief discrimination on the ground that the claimant’s asserted need to take five consecutive weeks’ leave in order to attend a number of religious festivals was not genuine. The tribunal was entitled to take into account that the claimant’s assertion that he attended the same 17 festivals every year was not accurate.

 

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