The following Employment guidance note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:
I commenced my employment with the company on [insert date] as an administrative assistant.
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.
I am from the United States and have a high school diploma which I maintain is at least equivalent to GCSE English and maths.
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.
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.
I was offended by her remarks and told her so.
She responded ‘So what are you going to do, invade my country?’
I was astonished and upset and terminated the conversation.
On [insert date] I applied for the post of office manager in any event.
On [insert date] I submitted a grievance under the company’s grievance procedure about Ms A’s behaviour.
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
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