The Northern Ireland Court of Appeal has ruled that it was direct associative discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation for a bakery to
The Northern Ireland Court of Appeal has found that a bakery, owned by Christians, directly discriminated against a customer on the ground of sexual
The Northern Ireland case of Crilly v Ballymagroarty Hazelbank Community Partnership vividly demonstrates to employers the danger of setting overly stringent recruitment criteria that could indirectly discriminate against groups based upon a protected characteristic.
In the case of Crilly v Ballymagroarty Hazelbank Community Partnership, an Industrial Tribunal in Northern Ireland found that an essential requirement in a job advertisement indirectly discriminated against women.
The House of Lords, in an Irish case, has held that regulations prohibiting discrimination on the grounds of religious belief or political opinion do not protect an individual who is less favourably treated by being denied employment because of actions they have taken in support of that religious belief or political opinion (McConkey v The Simon Community).