A University v A Worker [2014]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
    AD1411 IRLC
  • Legal Body
    Labour Court (LC)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Recruitment and Selection
Issues covered: Industrial Relations Act

The claimant is a senior lecturer in an Irish University. The claimant was shortlisted for a promotion interview for the post of Professor of Physiology. However, prior to the commencement of the interview the claimant had significant concerns that his application would not receive the “fair and objective attention it deserved”. The claimant received one mark less than the successful candidate and filed a grievance which he believed was not acted on and that was the basis of this case. 

The rights commissioner found that there was “no evidence that any candidate was specifically disadvantaged by the process”. The claimant appealed to the Labour Court. 

The basis of the claimant’s

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