A Swedish Muslim woman has been awarded compensation after her job interview with a translation company was swiftly ended when she declined to shake hands with a male interviewer.     The person conducting the interview, in this case offered…

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The European Court of Justice has held that a customer’s objection to an Islamic headscarf cannot be a genuine and determining occupational requirement.

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The European Court of Justice has held that a ban on headscarves did not amount to direct discrimination but a ban on headscarves may constitute indirect discrimination.

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The Employment Appeal Tribunal has held that an employer’s refusal to allow an employee to take a five-week holiday to attend religious festivals was not indirect discrimination.

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