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The chief executive of Trafford Housing Trust says the trust has made a 'full and sincere' apology to an employee who was demoted and given a final written warning after he expressed his opposition to gay marriage.
The Judicial Office twitter feed (@JudiciaryUK) has just Tweeted a link to the full judgement in the demoted Christian case. You can find it here: bit.ly/S221ar
A Christian who won a breach of contract court case after he was demoted for expressing his opposition to gay marriage says he fears there will be more court cases if 'marriage is redefined'.
A Christian Housing Manager who was demoted from his post at Trafford Housing Trust (THT) after saying gay weddings in churches would be "an equality too far" has won a court case.
Adrian Smith had his salary cut by 40% and given a final written warning after making the comment on Facebook.
He started breach of contract proceedings against THT, saying the trust acted unlawfully in demoting him.
His comments were not visible to the general public, and were posted outside work time, but the trust said he broke its code of conduct by expressing religious or political views which might upset co-workers.
Today High Court Judge Mr Justice Biggs ruled in his favour.
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A Christian who was demoted for posting his opposition to gay marriage on Facebook has won his breach of contract legal action.