What Happened at British Airways After Diversity Training…

Excerpted from Christian BA Employee to Take Legal Action Over Suspension for Wearing Cross, by Jane Merrick, published Oct 14, 2006, by Daily Mail:

…Heathrow check-in worker Nadia Eweida was sent home after refusing to remove the crucifix which breached BA’s dress code.

Miss Eweida, who has an unblemished record during seven years at BA, is suing her employer for religious discrimination after being suspended from work without pay for two weeks.

She said her treatment was all the more extraordinary as she and fellow employees had just undergone “diversity training” – including receiving advice from pressure group Stonewall on how to treat gays and lesbians in the workplace.

…Miss Eweida said last night: “I will not hide my belief in the Lord Jesus. British Airways permits Muslims to wear a headscarf, Sikhs to wear a turban and other faiths religious apparel.”Only Christians are forbidden to express their faith. I am a loyal and conscientious employee of British Airways, but I stand up for the rights of all citizens.”

Continue reading at Daily Mail…

This article was posted on Saturday, October 14th, 2006 at 8:23 pm and is filed under British Airways, Christian Persecution. You can follow any updates to this article through the RSS 2.0 feed.

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