Brian Buggle v City of Dublin VEC (DEC-E2014-041)Posted In: Case Law
Legal BodyEquality Tribunal
Type of Claim / JurisdictionRecruitment and Selection
The complainant was employed as a teacher by the respondent for a period until his retirement in 2011 following which he sought and was granted listing on the respondent’s “teacher contract” list. He applied for a position in August 2011 but he was informed that he was not shortlisted for interview. He asserted that this was because of his age as the person who was appointed had just qualified and had no work experience.
The respondent submitted that it was required to apply the Department of Education and Science Circular which stated that those appointed should be registered teachers and
“that unemployed teachers are offered employment in preference to those who have
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