Is there such a thing as age discrimination in relation to young candidates in our recruitment process?Posted in : Seamus Says - Employment Law Discussion on 7 December 2018
Scott: Is there is such a thing as age discrimination in relation to young candidates in our recruitment process? Well, the answer is yes to that one. We know that.
The recruitment process was neglected, and as a result, an older less experienced person got the supervisory position. We don't have much detail there. But the bottom line is it comes down to following your procedure because if somebody on the face of it doesn't have the same experience, qualifications, whatever as a person who didn't get your job, and there's some kind of protected characteristic difference . . . in this case an older worker got it rather than a younger worker. The younger worker seems to have more experience
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