Region Is on Frontline of Laws against Religious Bias
Byline: Richard Warburton Home Affairs Correspondent
Senior lawyers claim the West Midlands will feel the full brunt of new laws designed to tackle religious discrimination.
The Employment Equality (Religion or Belief) Regulations 2003 will close loopholes in Britain's existing equality and discrimination laws.
The Birmingham Law Society said due to the region's ethnic and religious diversity, employers in the West Midlands will be in the front line when the new laws come into effect tomorrow.
While it is currently against the law for employers to discriminate against or harass their staff on the grounds of sex, race, disability and age, it is …
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