In this episode of the podcast I cover a recent case decided by the Norwich Employment Tribunal as to whether a vegetarian employee could claim protection from discrimination on the grounds of vegetarianism.
In this episode I will cover:
- A background to the law.
- How the employment tribunal determine a ‘philosophical belief’.
- Why it is a ‘hot topic’ currently.
- How it is related to a similar case about veganism.
- What you should take from this case as an employer.
- Create a working environment where differences and beliefs are celebrated and accepted.
- Behave fairly and reasonably to all employees regardless of your views on their beliefs.
- Have your rules and codes of conduct and behaviour set out in writing and communicated to all employees.
- Seek advice if you are unsure.
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