Unlawful positive discrimination
This report relates to 1 case(s)
Brown v Department of the Environment for Northern Ireland  251/93 FET (0 other reports)
A Protestant applicant who was rejected for a civil service post in favour of a less well-qualified Catholic was discriminated against in order to redress an imbalance in the religious composition of staff, according to the Fair Employment Tribunal (Chair: E McBride) in Brown v Department of the Environment for Northern Ireland.
Robert Brown, employed as a deputy principal officer, applied for the post of principal officer in the Roads Service central purchasing unit. The successful candidate was a Roman Catholic, Mr Lynch.