A Lecturer v A Third Level College [2019]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
  • Legal Body
    Workplace Relations Commission (WRC)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Policies and Procedures, Recruitment and Selection
Issues covered: Breach of Fair Procedures; Section 13 Industrial Relations Act

The Complainant commenced employment with the Respondent in 2001 and applied for a promotion in June 2017. She was advised that she had been unsuccessful in October 2017 and appealed this decision. However, she was informed that she was unsuccessful on her appeal.

In June 2018 the Senior Lecturer Promotions Appeal Board was published. A separate report was issued by an Independent assessor on the appeals board. There were a number of grounds for the Complainant’s appeal which included variations in scoring including where one assessor awarded particularly low scores compared to other assessors as well as incomplete, illegible or missing notes in her application.

The Complainant submitted

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