Update on dress codes!


Just a short update from me, but hot on the heels of this week's blog post, another case on the dress codes of employers has been ruled on, in favour of the employer. This case focused on a Muslim employee's right to wear a headscarf at work. The employer argued their right to political and religious neutrality and the ECJ agreed.

It seems this thought process could be deemed to be fair if it is consistent with wider company policies. The employee's role within the company, the activities of the company and the country in which the company operate in all may have a bearing.

How ECJ rules affect UK employers in the future post-Brexit we'll have to see, but it's another reminder to be very careful when imposing dress codes.

Read the full article for yourself: http://bit.ly/2oTTzAJ

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