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Asian rejected, fictitious white applicant accepted

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    Hussain v (1) Harrison and (2) CD Bramall (Bradford) Ltd [1997] IT/1800810/97 (0 other reports)

An Asian male who submitted two job applications, one in his name and the other in the name of a white female possessing similar qualifications, was unlawfully discriminated against on grounds of race and sex when he was rejected but the fictitious applicant was called for an interview, rules a Leeds industrial tribunal (Chair: A J Simpson) in Hussain v (1) Harrison and (2) CD Bramall (Bradford) Ltd.

Tahir Hussain replied to a newspaper advertisement for a vacancy as a fleet sales administrator with a Ford dealership.