James Robert Peifer v Rathmore Grammar School

  • Case Reference
    1509/05
  • Legal Body
    Northern Ireland Industrial Tribunal (NIIT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Discrimination and Equality
Issues covered: Sex Discrimination

The claimant claimed that direct discrimination had occurred as a result of the failure to appoint him to the position of classroom assistant, in favour of a female candidate. The claim was one of direct discrimination pursuant to Article 3(2) (a) of the Sex Discrimination Order 1976. Central to the claimant’s case was the contention that he did not meet the post requirements and criteria and his fundamental contention was very clearly that he ought to have been appointed in preference to the successful (female) candidate who was appointed.

The two matters considered by the tribunal were:

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This article is correct at 28/03/2014
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