Headscarf-wearing employees and the CJEU: what employers can and cannot do

Howard, Erica ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0848-5033 (2021) Headscarf-wearing employees and the CJEU: what employers can and cannot do. ERA Forum . ISSN 1612-3093 [Article] (Published online first) (doi:10.1007/s12027-021-00689-z)

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Abstract

In July 2021, the CJEU handed down it’s judgment in two cases regarding the wearing of Islamic headscarves at work, which allows employers to ban the wearing of religious and other symbols, but only under certain conditions. This article examines the judgment in detail and argues that it shows some improvements on previous judgments on this issue and present a small glimmer of hope that the CJEU might be moving – albeit very tentatively - towards more protection of Muslim women who want to wear headscarves at work for religious reasons.

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Research Areas: A. > School of Law > Law and Politics
Item ID: 33825
Notes on copyright: This is a post-peer-review, pre-copyedit version of an article published in ERA Forum. The final authenticated version is available online at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12027-021-00689-z
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Depositing User: Erica Howard
Date Deposited: 13 Sep 2021 11:00
Last Modified: 12 Nov 2021 16:17
URI: https://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/id/eprint/33825

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