Right to express religious belief

The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) is applying to intervene in four cases at the European Court of Human rights.

Major religious symbols

Major religious symbols

They believe judges are interpreting religious discrimination laws too narrowly.

The cases involve a registrar who refuses to perform civil partnerships, a councillor who refuses to give sexual advice to gay couples and two people who refuse to remove their cross necklaces at work.

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Harassment and name calling

Most ethnic and social groups and minorities are well protected by the law.

Bullying at work

Bullying at work

If somebody finds themselves to be victims of discrimination on the grounds of race, sex, age, religion, sexual orientation, the law is reasonably clear on what your rights are.

But what if you are subjected to bullying in the workplace about something that isn’t actually true. If you are being labelled as a member of an ethnic or social group that you do not actually belong to with the intention being to cause offence.

If you have found yourself in this situation, a recent case may be of interest to you.

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