13 / 12 / 2013 9.44am
The Court of Appeal has given its decision in the long running case of Mrs Mba v London Borough of Merton. This is the latest in a number of high profile cases involving employers’ requirements and their compatibility with religious beliefs. The Court of Appeal decided that Mrs Mba’s employer had relied upon a legitimate aim and had used proportionate means to achieve it by requiring her to work on Sundays. The appeal failed.
You can read the full judgment and the interpretation of this by Capsticks. You can also find more information about NHS Employers' advice on religion or belief in the workplace.