Dr Melissa McCullough v Queen's University Belfast [2014]

  • Case Reference
    NIIT 831/14
  • Legal Body
    Northern Ireland Industrial Tribunal (NIIT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Discrimination and Equality
Issues covered: Sex discrimination; “one-off acts” or “a continuing state of affairs”

The claimant was employed as a lecturer in the Centre for Medical Education in Queen’s University Belfast and alleged direct gender discrimination, indirect gender discrimination and victimisation contrary to the Sex Discrimination (Northern Ireland) Order 1976 (‘the 1976 Order’), the background being an unsuccessful application for a Senior Lecturer position. 

In identifying that there were issues regarding proper adherence to time limits, the tribunal was required to decide whether matters raised referring to promotion competition were ‘one-off acts’ from which time separately began to

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This article is correct at 28/11/2014

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