European Employment Law Cases


2022/13 Transfer of employee and direct discrimination on ground of religious beliefs (FR)

Keywords Religious Discrimination
Authors Claire Toumieux en Susan Ekrami
Author's information

Claire Toumieux
Claire Toumieux is partner at Allen & Overy, Paris.

Susan Ekrami
Susan Ekrami is counsel at Allen & Overy, Paris.
  • Abstract

      The French Supreme Court has held that an employer was not guilty of direct discrimination on the ground of religious beliefs by imposing on an employee of Hindu faith a disciplinary transfer to a new working site, when such transfer was justified by an essential and determining professional requirement.

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