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BA worker 'speechless' after losing cross case [UK]

Author: Times [UK], Published on: 8 January 2008

A British Airways worker suspended for wearing a Christian cross said she was “very disappointed” at losing her claim for religious discrimination. Nadia Eweida…took her case to an employment tribunal after complaining that a manager banned her from wearing a small cross around her neck…She vowed to proceed with her case…The company eventually changed its uniform policy…BA said it was pleased with the tribunal’s decision. A spokesman said: “We have always maintained that our uniform policy did not discriminate against Christians…Our current policy allows symbols of faith to be worn openly and has been developed with multi-faith groups and our staff.”

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Related companies: British Airways