Legal Battle | Vegan takes employer to tribunal over 'philosophical' beef

Vegan takes employer to tribunal over 'philosophical' beef

A man is taking his former employer to an employment tribunal after claiming that he was sacked for being vegan – the BBC reports.

Jordi Casamitjana was fired by the League Against Cruel Sports after disclosing information that the company invested pension funds into firms involved in animal testing. The League says he was dismissed for gross misconduct, but Casamitjana argues that veganism should be protected in law.

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