A Board of Management v A Worker Posted In: Case Law
Case ReferenceILCR Determination No. EDA1726
Legal BodyLabour Court (LC)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionDiscrimination and Equality, Recruitment and Selection
This case involved a claim that the worker had been discriminated against, by the respondent, on the age ground, resulting in her failing to be promoted to the position of Deputy Principal. The complainant had been shortlisted for interview in a competition for the role, but had not been the successful candidate. Instead, a colleague who was 16 years younger was appointed. The complainant claimed that her age was a factor in this decision and it had adversely affected her in the competition. The complainant successfully established a number of facts, including the following, which raised a presumption of discrimination; the Principal addressed the Interview Panel at the commencement of the
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