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Experience requirement for shortlisting indirectly discriminated against female job applicant

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    Crilly v Ballymagroarty Hazelbank Community Partnership NIIT/242/11 (0 other reports)

Crilly v Ballymagroarty Hazelbank Community Partnership NIIT/242/11

sex discrimination | recruitment | shortlisting

This Northern Ireland industrial tribunal decision is a good example of how an employer can indirectly discriminate against a female job applicant by making it a requirement to have a number of years' relevant experience within a narrow time frame, something that is more difficult for women who have been raising a family to achieve.