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Discriminatory questions on child-bearing at interview

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    Johnston v Fultons Fine Furnishing Ltd [1995] IT/02087/94 (0 other reports)

A woman who was asked at her job interview questions which aimed to filter out those female candidates who were of child-bearing age and whose families were obviously not complete or perceived to be complete, was unlawfully discriminated against, rules a Belfast industrial tribunal (Chair: I Montgomery) in Johnston v Fultons Fine Furnishing Ltd. Compensation of £3,000 is awarded.