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Sex bias in senior recruitment at university

This report relates to 1 case(s)

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    Fryers v University of Ulster [1997] 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.