Posts Tagged: cultural diversity at the workplace

Landmark decision in Finland: Sikh busman said “it was a nice feeling” to wear a turban at work

The long ordeal over whether Sikh bus driver Gill Sukhdarshan Singh could wear a turban to work ended on February 21. “I got a call from the AKT (Transport Workers’ Union) on Friday and they said that it’s been resolved,” he told Migrant Tales. “I have the right to wear a turban at work.”    Read full

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Landmark decision in Finland: On September 29, 2013 Sikh busman can wear turban at work

Busman Gill Sukhdarshan Singh told Migrant Tales that his employer, Veolia Transport of Vantaa, has agreed to allow him to wear a turban at work from Sunday, September 29. The Southern Finland Regional State Administrative Agency, which ruled in June that a turban ban by the employer was discriminatory, gave the bus company until the end

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Landmark decision in Finland: Sikh busman can wear a turban at work

The Southern Finland Regional State Administrative Agency announced that banning a Sikh busman from using a turban at work was discriminatory, reports YLE in English. The decision is an important watershed and a victory for other minorities living in Finland.  The busman, Gill Sukhdarshan Singh of Vantaa, was prohibited from using a turban at work and

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