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Mar 14, 2017
EU apex court allows companies to bar staff from wearing headscarf; human rights groups protestBy Alastair Macdonald | BRUSSELS BRUSSELS Companies may bar staff from wearing Islamic headscarves and other visible religious symbols under certain conditions, the European Union's top court ruled on Tuesday, setting off a storm of complaint from rights groups and religious leaders.In its first ruling on a hot political issue across Europe, the Court of Justice (ECJ) found a Belgian firm which had a rule barring employees who dealt with customers from wearing visible religious and political symbols may not have discriminated against a receptionist dismissed for wearing a headscarf.The judgment on that and a French case came on the eve of a Dutch election in which Muslim immigration is a key issue and weeks before France votes for a president in a similarly charged campaign.
Jun 07, 2016
Illegal migrants cannot be jailed for crossing borders, rules EU courtECJ said that EU rules prevent the jailing of non-EU migrants who have illegally crossed a frontier if they have not been subject to deportation procedures.
May 13, 2014
Blow to Google: EU court says people have 'right to be forgotten'Individuals have a right "to be forgotten," under certain circumstances when their personal data becomes outdated or inaccurate, the European Court of Justice said.
Jun 25, 2013
Google doesn't have to delete content from its search index: EU courtGoogle is subject to EU privacy law but is not obliged to delete sensitive information from its search index, an adviser to the EU's highest court said.