ECHR: BA corporate image 'unharmed' by cross-wearer

Barrister Adam Wagner, who specialises in human rights, has played down the wider significance of BA worker Nadia Eweida's victory at the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR):


So a narrow, fact-based win for one Christian applicant in Strasbourg but no major points of principle from Strasbourg


Important point about judgments is that European Court of Human Rights has not criticised UK anti-discrimination laws


European Court of Human Rights didn't rule religious symbols trumped corporate image. Wasn't convinced corporate image harmed in this case

He added that the ECHR judgment now means if an employer wants to prevent an employee from wearing a religious symbol for corporate image purposes, it must prove that its image has been negatively affected.


BA worker wins crucifix case

A Christian British Airways worker has won her religious discrimination case at the European Court of Human Rights for not being able to wear a crucifx at work. Three other Christians had their claims rejected by judges in Strasbourg.