Religious symbols at work and contact with customers

European Court of Justice in its judgment of 14 March 2017 (C-188/15) ruled that the company could within the framework of the freedom of establishment require their employees to the relationship customers not manifested their religious beliefs or political views, if company policy is implemented in a systematic and consistent way, and the company wants to be perceived by customers as neutral.In the case of the disputed situation.

The national court shall examine whether the prohibition was limited only to people who maintain relationships with customers.

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