A Prison Officer v Irish Prison Service [2013]

  • Case Reference
    DEC-E2013-090
  • Legal Body
    Equality Tribunal
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Discrimination and Equality, Recruitment and Selection
Issues covered: Age; Disability; Victimisation; Selection Process; Events after; Submission of Claim

This complaint relates to a prison officer who alleged discrimination on the grounds of race and disability in respect of a selection process in which he was unsuccessful. Following the lodgement of his complaint with the Tribunal he alleged he was victimised because of that complaint. The respondent argued that neither the disability nor the victimisation claims were properly before the Equality Officer. In respect of the disability aspect the respondent argued that the complainant has a BSc and was at the time studying for a law degree and given his level of knowledge there could be no

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This article is correct at 29/10/2013
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