Sex bias in senior recruitment at university
This report relates to 1 case(s)
Fryers v University of Ulster  IT/2736/93 (0 other reports)
Finding the vice-chancellor's explanation as to why a woman who met the essential criteria for a senior non-academic post did not make it onto the shortlist as neither satisfactory nor convincing, a Belfast industrial tribunal (Chair: M Davey) in Fryers v University of Ulster rules that the unsuccessful candidate was discriminated against on grounds of sex and awards £33,000 compensation.
Jennifer Fryers was one of 51 applicants for the newly-created post of human resource director at the University of Ulster in May 1993.