Avoiding Discrimination in Recruitment and Selection

Posted in : Equality Law Decisions on 12 April 2021
Alison Martin
Issues covered: Discrimination and Equality; Recruitment and Selection

Recruitment and Equality Issues

Two recent cases before the WRC highlight, once again, the potential for equality issues to arise in the context of internal promotion and recruitment processes and the varying levels of compensation that can be awarded where claims are successful. 

A Claims Officer v An Insurance Company, ADJ-00024079

In this case, a Portuguese employee claimed that she was discriminated on the grounds of her gender and race when the employer failed to offer her an interview for an internal position, which she had applied for. The employee commenced employment in April 2011, initially as a claims officer and later as policy management officer.

The employee applied for a

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