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ECJ (Grand Chamber) 14 March 2017, case C-157/15 (Achbita), Religious discrimination

Samira Achbita and the Centrum voor gelijkheid van kansen en voor racismebestrijding (Centre for Equal Opportunities and Opposition to Racism) – v – G4S Secure Solutions NV, Belgian case

Keywords Religious discrimination
  • Abstract

      Company regulations that prohibit the visible wearing of political, philosophical or religious symbols do not discriminate directly on grounds of religion. A policy of projecting an image of neutrality is not indirectly discriminatory if pursued consistently and systematically.

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