Prohibited conduct: sample questions—race discrimination

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  • Prohibited conduct: sample questions—race discrimination

Prohibited conduct: sample questions—race discrimination

Part A

Statement of facts

    1. 1

      I commenced my employment with the company on [insert date] as an administrative assistant.

    1. 2

      On [insert date] I saw an advertisement on the company’s intranet for an office manager post. One of the requirements was GCSEs in English and maths.

    1. 3

      I am from the United States and have a high school diploma which I maintain is at least equivalent to GCSE English and maths.

    1. 4

      I approached Ms A in the human resources department and said I was interested in applying for the post. I explained what qualifications I had.

    1. 5

      She told me I was not eligible to apply and that as she understood it, it was possible to get a high school diploma off the back of a cereal packet.

    1. 6

      I was offended by her remarks and told her so.

    1. 7

      She responded ‘So what are you going to do, invade my country?’

    1. 8

      I was astonished and upset and terminated the conversation.

    1. 9

      On [insert date] I applied for the post of office manager in any event.

    1. 10

      On [insert date] I submitted a grievance under the company’s grievance procedure about Ms A’s behaviour.

    1. 11

      On [insert date] I received a letter from Mr B informing me that I had not been shortlisted for the office manager’s post because I did not meet one of the essential criteria, ‘being a

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