McCaughley v Footprints Women’s Centre [2022]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
    NIIT 14487/20IT
  • Legal Body
    Northern Ireland Industrial Tribunal (NIIT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Discrimination and Equality
Issues covered: Sex Discrimination; Age Discrimination

The respondent advertised the post of Support Services Manager and the claimant applied for it in October 2019.    The respondent is a charitable organisation based in the Colin area of West Belfast, providing support for women and children.   The claimant was interviewed for the role and was the highest scoring candidate.  Later that day, Ms Loughran, the Chief Executive Officer of the organisation, phoned and congratulated the claimant on her success at interview.   The claimant outlined at that point that she would want to discuss some of the terms and conditions of the role. 

The following day the claimant met Ms Loughran at the

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This article is correct at 13/06/2022

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