A Worker v Two Respondents [2012]

  • Case Reference
    EDA1129
  • Legal Body
    Labour Court
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Discrimination and Equality, Recruitment and Selection
Issues covered: Discrimination on grounds of disability by association

THE FACTS AND EVIDENCE

The complainant in this case was first employed by the second respondent (the company) from July 1997 to May 2003 as a production operative. He resigned his employment to become a full-time carer for his wife who has a disability. He later became aware in 2005 that the company might be recruiting staff and he applied for a job anew. His CV and application form was sent by the company to the first respondent (the agency), an employment agency that had been contracted to recruit staff on its behalf. This CV disclosed to the agency that the complainant had previously worked

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This article is correct at 28/02/2012
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