Anne Artt v Mid & East Antrim Borough Council (CASE REF: 698/15)Posted In: Case Law
Legal BodyNorthern Ireland Industrial Tribunal (NIIT)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionDiscrimination and Equality, Contracts of Employment
The claimant had been employed on a part-time basis as a project manager. There was a meeting between the claimant and the HR manager in the run-up to the expected termination of her fixed-term contract and it was made clear that the post would soon end due to lack of EU funding. The only viable option was to apply for a different maternity post.
An informal meeting was held with the claimant after which one of the managers e-mailed the other setting out 5 reasons why he believed she was incompatible for the role. She was then unsuccessfully interviewed and alleged that the respondent failed to appoint her as a result of the concerns that she would wish to work part-time or in a job
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