A former executive of an Irvine car wax manufacturer alleges in a lawsuit that the company fired him because he had not pursued “a Christian lifestyle” and was not on fire for Jesus.
Category: Religion in the Workplace
British Airways PLC said Friday that it had overturned a dress code rule that had barred employees from wearing visible religious symbols.
A second airline is embroiled in a religious row after a stewardess decided to take bmi to an employment tribunal because it refused to allow her to carry a Bible on flights to Saudi Arabia.
Willie Walsh issued a defiant message in the face of a torrent of criticism from Archbishops and Cabinet Ministers over its ban on staff wearing the cross.
Neil Robertson, BA’s People Director, told staff in an email two weeks ago of his plans to leave BA at the end of January after a 30-year career.
Tony Blair has hinted at his disapproval of the decision to sack a British Airways worker because she refused to give up her cross.
British Airways check-in worker Nadia Eweida has rejected a deal by the airline to end the row over her cross.
Archbishop Rowan Williams succeeded in getting British Airways to review its policy against the wearing of a Christian cross, after the religious leader threathened to withdraw Anglican Church shares in the company.
British Airways is ready to climb down over its refusal to allow a Christian check-in worker to wear a cross over her uniform.
The Church of England is reviewing its whole attitude towards British Airways, in which it has investments, for refusing to let employees wear crosses over their uniforms, the Archbishop of Canterbury said on Friday.