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Shortlisting job candidates

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  • Date:
    1 March 1995
    Type:
    Law reports

    Failure to shortlist unlawful

    A failure to shortlist a black employee for interview for the job of senior social worker was unlawful discrimination, rules a Nottingham industrial tribunal (Chair: D R Sneath) in Charles v Nottinghamshire County Council.

  • Date:
    1 September 1994
    Type:
    Law reports

    Race bias against equality job applicant

    A Pakistani applicant who unsuccessfully applied for the post of senior equality adviser was discriminated against on the grounds of race, rules a Nottingham industrial tribunal majority (Chair: J H Bellis) in Ayub v Nottinghamshire County Council.

  • Date:
    1 September 1993
    Type:
    Law reports

    Equality job race bias

    A white man who was not shortlisted for a council equal opportunities post was discriminated against on racial grounds, rules a Leeds industrial tribunal (Chair: J R W Worrall) in Webster v Kirklees Metropolitan Council.

  • Date:
    1 January 1992
    Type:
    Law reports

    Standard of proof restated

    In King v The Great Britain-China Centre (11 October 1991) EOR41B, the Court of Appeal holds that it is "legitimate" for a tribunal to infer that discrimination was on racial grounds where the employer's explanation is inadequate or unsatisfactory.

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