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RTE presenter fails to prove discrimination

1st June, 2014
Gerald Flynn is an employment specialist with Align Management Solutions in Dublin.

Employees who fail to secure promotion, or roles they are interested in, can come to believe that they have suffered discrimination in the workplace.

Proving that there has been discriminatory behaviour is, however, far from easy, as a prominent female broadcaster on RTE Radio 1 recently discovered.

When Frances Shanahan was appointed to a full-time, fixed-term, staff position with RTE in 1998, she felt that she had not been appointed on a salary that reflected her...

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