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Employment Tribunal rules ethical veganism is philosophical belief

Veganism
An Employment Tribunal has ruled that ethical veganism constitutes a belief worthy of protection under the Equality Act 2010. A former employee claimed that he was unfairly dismissed was on the basis of discrimination and the court has agreed that ethical veganism can be considered under the protected characterist...
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Dismissed for being Vegan?

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A recent employment case has highlighted again how discrimination in the workplace can cover many forms, when a man was sacked for, he claims, his ethical vegan beliefs. Mr Casamitjana worked for an animal welfare charity based in Surrey and informed his manager when he discovered that their pension fund investmen...
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£36.50 Cake tests the Laws on Discrimination

£36.50 Cake tests the Laws on Discrimination
In 2014, a gay man walked into a bakery in Northern Ireland which provided a customised cake-making service. This customer wanted the bakery to make a cake and customise it with a picture of Bert and Ernie and the message "Support Gay Marriage". The directors of the bakery were Christians who opposed same-sex marriage and so would not fulfil the or...
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