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Wearing of head scarf in hospital of an organisation of a religious community
Admissibility of visible religious symbols in schools
Additional holidays for older employees
Date: 20 January 2015. Topics
Wearing of headscarf in hospital of an organisation of a religious community

State of affairs 01 January 2014

Date: 17 October 2014. Topics
Wearing of so called “Burkini”, a swimsuit developed to accommodate religious duty to cover body for Muslim girls in swimming lesson
Watching a film based on a popular children’s novel including scenes where magic is practiced
Wearing of so called “Burkini”, a swimsuit developed to accommodate religious duty to cover body for Muslim girls in swimming lesson
Positions posted specifically for university graduates and young professionals may indicate discrimination on the ground of age
Date: 2 August 2013. Topics
Obligation of the employer to justify the rejection of a severely disabled candidate
The Bundestag approves a bill for keeping legal male circumcision, after a court ruling earlier this year questioned the legality of the practice - Child welfare religious freedom
Female applicant for vocational job training at a dentist’s practice is granted compensation for being rejected after insisting on wearing her headscarf
Partners in a registered civil parntership should be exempted from tax like spouses
Parliament requests law approving circumcision in reaction to the ruling of the Regional Court of Cologne rendered in May 2012
Permissibility of male circumcision

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