Posted: Today at 10:04
Yes political and spititual views are safeguarded. The fact there is a law doesnt stop it however. We have had laws against sex and race discrimination for 40 years now but across the county there are multiople cases everyday on it.
Re smokers, its not a protected characteristic and so if you say you have a policy of not hiring smokers due to tendancy to have higher sickness and they swing the lead with smoking breaks etc, theres nothing they can do!
The other argument doing the rounds is whether being fat is a disability? If so, why shouldnt being skinny??