Failure to establish a prima facie case of discrimination

Posted in : Labour & Superior Court Case Law Review Panel on 23 May 2019
Siobhán Lafferty
Fieldfisher

Case: Catriona Hughes v National College of Ireland (ADJ-00014991)

Keywords: Discrimination and Equality; Equal Pay; failure to establish a prima facie case

The case of Catriona Hughes v National College of Ireland (NCI) provides an interesting example of a situation whereby a female employee is earning less than an allegedly comparable male employee, but still fails to get over the initial hurdle of showing that there is a prima facie case of discrimination on the grounds of gender.

Background

In this case, the complainant alleged that she was being discriminated on grounds of her

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This article is correct at 23/05/2019
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Siobhán Lafferty
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