A Muslim supermarket employee in Germany was sacked when he refused on religious grounds to stock shelves with bottles of alcohol. Now the country's highest labor court has ruled that the man's objection was justified.All together now: Sharia, sharia uber alles, uber alles in der Welt....
It's not the first time a Muslim worker in Germany has gone to court over the right to practice his or her religion in the workplace. A number of high-profile cases in recent years have involved Muslim women who wanted the right to wear a headscarf while doing their jobs.
But the particulars of this case are unusual -- and controversial: Germany's highest labor court has ruled that a Muslim supermarket employee can refuse to handle alcohol on religious grounds.
The case in question involved a Muslim man who was employed in a supermarket in the northern German city of Kiel. He refused to stock shelves with alcoholic drinks, saying that his religion forbade him from any contact with alcohol, and was dismissed as a result in March 2008.
In a ruling Thursday, Germany's Federal Labor Court confirmed that employees may refuse to perform a specific task on religious grounds...
Saturday, February 26, 2011
Dhimmitude in Deutschland
Multiculturalism, as we know, being a unicultural phenomenon (all the concessions are made by the host to the hosted), a German court has just ruled in favour a Muslim who was fired from a supermarket job when he refused to stock the shelves with liquor. Der Spiegel reports: