Memo #: 17-106
Date:       5/19/2017
“Headscarf Ban” Rulings Offer Comparisons Between European Union and U.S. Legal Principles Governing Workplace Religious Discrimination

The European Union’s highest court has decided two closely watched cases involving religious discrimination claims by individuals who were not permitted to wear a headscarf on the job. The cases illustrate both the similarities (and distinctions) between current EU and U.S. laws.
Topic Area:
International Issues
Title VII









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