McGettigan v Short Brothers plc [2011] NICty 4

Posted in: Case Law
  • Legal Body
    Other Tribunals & Courts
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Discrimination and Equality
Issues covered: Religious Discrimination

A catholic worker at aerospace firm Short Brothers, who suffered a “chillingly frightening” campaign of sectarian text threats, was awarded damages of £11,500. The claimant was warned in messages to watch his back and told there were too many “Taigs” working at the company‟s Belfast plant. Mr McGettigan brought a case over intimidation he became embroiled in after buying a car from another Catholic worker at Shorts in 2007. Two years earlier this colleague, known as PB, who operated a sideline as a car dealer, reported to his employers that he

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This article is correct at 10/02/2012

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