Selection for Promotion

Posted in : How Do I Handle It ROI on 21 January 2014
Michelle Ryan
Ronan Daly Jermyn
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In this article, we will take a closer look at how to manage internal promotion selection correctly and look at three recent Equality cases taken against the Irish Prison Service as examples of what not to do in terms of selection amongst candidates for internal promotion.

The Law

The Employment Equality Acts, 1998 and 2008, (“the Acts”) outlaw discrimination on nine stated grounds in relation to access to employment; conditions of employment; training or experience in relation to employment; promotion or re-grading and classification of posts.

The nine grounds are gender, civil status, family status, age, race, religion, disability
sexual orientation, and membership of

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Michelle Ryan
Ronan Daly Jermyn

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