British Telecommunications Plc v Meier [2019]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Legal Body
    NI Court of Appeal (NICA)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Discrimination and Equality, Recruitment and Selection
Issues covered: Disability Discrimination; Reasonable Adjustments; Job Opportunities

The claimant had applied for a graduate job with BT.  The claimant’s mother emailed his CV and outlined that her son had Autism Spectrum Disorder and dyslexia and was wanting to avail of the BT Disability Scheme that guaranteed an interview when the minimum criteria was met for the job.    For these jobs, BT also used a Situational Strength Test which presented the candidate with a series of scenarios with the candidate having to rank the responses in order of preference.   This test was not outlined as an essential criterion in the initial job advertisement.

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This article is correct at 30/07/2019
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