McNicholl v Bank of Ireland [2021]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
  • Legal Body
    Northern Ireland Industrial Tribunal (NIIT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Dismissal, Discrimination and Equality, Human Rights, Policies and Procedures
Issues covered: Sexual harassment; Unfair dismissal; Workplace policies

The Tribunal reached its original decision in June 2019 and took the decision to anonymise the parties, witnesses and all other parties employed by the respondent under Rule 49 of Schedule 1 of the Industrial Tribunals (Constitution and Rules of Procedure) 2005, which were in force at the time. The claimant objected to this decision and applied for a Review. The Review upheld the original decision on anonymity. The original decision and the Review were referred to the Northern Ireland Court of Appeal.

In January 2020 the 2005 Industrial Tribunal Rules were revoked and replaced by new rules. Rule 44 of the 2020 Rules deals with anonymity and states that consideration must be given to the

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This article is correct at 09/08/2021

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