Review of Recent Unsuccessful Cases at the Equality Tribunal - October 2010Posted in : Supplementary Case Law Articles ROI on 28 October 2010 Issues covered:
The Equality Tribunal published 27 decisions last week taken under the Employment Equality Acts. We sent a summary of the five successful cases. Here is a review of the remaining 22 unsuccessful applications.
Almost all these cases involve employees of eastern European origin. Almost all involved allegations of discriminatory dismissal (and often harassment) on the race ground. Most complaints were dismissed because the complainant either failed to attend the hearing or could not provide prima facie evidence that discrimination took place on the race ground.
The most interesting decision is probably case 21 below, which involved an employee who tried to equate his stomach pains to a
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