The issue has been hotly debated for years in Germany, home to five million Muslims and the country’s largest religious minority. a Some issues have been asked, Which is primarily the residence of public school applicants and judges in France, where one in ten residents is Muslim, and the country’s Supreme Court has confirmed the eviction of a Muslim daycare center. 2014 for refusing to give up wearing the hijab.
The European Court of Justice, based in Luxembourg, interprets the laws of the European Union with 27 countries.
The lawsuit was settled out of court in Germany on Thursday, with two women – a disabled caretaker and a cashier at a drugstore chain – in Hamburg. They challenged their suspension for wearing a helmet, arguing that the dismissal violated their right to religious freedom.
In both cases, the women got into trouble after returning to work from parental leave. Women did not wear helmets before retiring from work when they were born, but began to wear them when they returned.
The employer of the caretaker of a social service organization suspended her twice for refusing to remove her helmet, but the court ruled that she had not been treated unfairly because the employer asked another employee to wear a religious cross. Do it accordingly. Because of its internal rules prohibiting the display of religious symbols.
Her cashier’s boss, Mர்ller Pharmacy Chain, refused to take off her helmet, sent her home, and ordered her to come to work without him, turning her into a low-client job. The court ruled that the move was not discriminatory because the company wanted to present a neutral image to its customers.