McKay v Northern Ireland Public Service Alliance [1995] IRLR 146 NICA

Reports relating to this case:

  • Fair Employment Act: "Political opinion" given broad meaning

    Date:
    1 April 1995

    In McKay v Northern Ireland Public Service Alliance, the Northern Ireland Court of Appeal holds that the protection against discrimination on grounds of "political opinion" in the Fair Employment (Northern Ireland) Act 1976 is not restricted to opinions relating solely to the political affairs of Northern Ireland.

  • Wide meaning of "political opinion"

    Date:
    1 January 1995

    In McKay v Northern Ireland Public Service Alliance (25 October 1994) EOR59D, the Northern Ireland Court of Appeal rules that the protection against discrimination on grounds of "political opinion" in the Fair Employment (Northern Ireland) Act is not restricted to political opinion connected with religion and politics in Northern Ireland.