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Unsuccessful job applicant was not discriminated against because of religion or belief

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    Rawson v University of the West of England ET/1400524/09 (0 other reports)

Rawson v University of the West of England ET/1400524/09

religion or belief discrimination | recruitment | selection and interviewing

Although discrimination because of religion or belief is unlawful, that does not mean that employers cannot discuss relevant religious issues during a recruitment process, as this case demonstrates.

Practical tips

Where individuals conducting a recruitment selection process are aware that one of the applicants has done a protected act under discrimination law, they must be extremely careful not to victimise the applicant when assessing his or her application.