UK Employment Alert: European Court of Human Rights Finds That Greater Protections Are Required For The Political Beliefs Of UK Employees

By on December 6, 2012
Posted In Employment

by Katie Clark and Paul McGrath

The European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR), in Redfearn v United Kingdom [2012] ECHR 1878, has held that employment law in the United Kingdom does not adequately protect individuals from dismissal as a result of their political beliefs or affiliations.  The UK has been given two options to address this failing.

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