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Headscarf (Hijab) at work and dismissal: whether a workplace discrimination?

Ali Mohamed, Ashgar Ali and Ahmad, Muhammad Hassan (2021) Headscarf (Hijab) at work and dismissal: whether a workplace discrimination? Malayan Law Journal, 3. pp. 1-9.

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This article discusses on the issue of whether preventing a female Muslim employee from wearing a headscarf (hijab) at work amounts to discrimination and whether such refusal constitutes a valid ground for termination from employment. It is observed that there have been few incidents in Malaysia where women, particularly those working in customer service or the frontline such as the hotel receptionist, been prohibited from wearing headscarves at work, a violation of her constitutional rights to practice her religion

Item Type: Article (Book Review)
Subjects: K Law > K Law (General)
K Law > K1701 Labor Law
K Law > KBP Islamic Law
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Ahmad Ibrahim Kulliyyah of Laws
Ahmad Ibrahim Kulliyyah of Laws > Department of Civil Law
Depositing User: Dr Ashgar Ali Ali Mohamed
Date Deposited: 07 Jul 2021 10:28
Last Modified: 07 Jul 2021 10:28
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/90669

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