Northern Ireland, discrimination and fair employment: Scott

In Scott v Stevenson & Reid Ltd [2017] 82/15 FET 2577/15, Ms Scott worked at the Prince Regent Road, Belfast, branch of Stevenson & Reid Ltd, a firm which supplies bathrooms and heating systems. She was the only Roman Catholic working in the showroom, though Mr Kevin Kerr, a Roman Catholic director, was also based at the premises. She claimed that she had been constructively unfairly dismissed and had suffered discrimination on the basis of religion and/or political opinion, harassment on the ground of her religious belief and/or political opinion and discrimination by victimisation after her line-manager had shouted a Republican slogan at her during an altercation [2]. Continue reading