University College Dublin v McConnon

  • Case Reference
    (FTC/14/33, Determination No. FTD 1423, 9th December 2014)
  • Legal Body
    Labour Court
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Discrimination and Equality, A-Typical Working
Issues covered: Protection of Employees (Fixed-Term Work) Act 2003; Contract of Indefinite Duration; CID; Objective Justification

The European Union has passed a range of directives prohibiting discrimination at work over the 40 or so years that Ireland has been a member and their transposition into domestic legislation has had a significant impact on workplaces across the State. 

These vary from the nine discriminatory grounds outlawed under the Employment Equality Acts 1998 – 2007 namely; gender, civil status, family status, age, disability, race, religious belief, sexual orientation and membership of the Travelling Community to the array of legislation that attempts to ensure that part-time, fixed-term and agency

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This article is correct at 10/04/2015
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