Be careful not to discriminate when recruiting!

The Human Rights Review Tribunal (HRRT) has ordered an employer to release confidential information to an unsuccessful job applicant to help assess whether he was discriminated against on the basis of his age. The detail to be released on the two successful job applicants include CV’s, employment history, qualifications, and whether reference checks were carried out. This was ordered even though the HRRT recognises that discrimination can be difficult to prove and indicated confidentiality should not be used to shield discriminatory acts from investigation.

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