Review of Recent Cases at the Equality Tribunal - September 2010Posted in : Supplementary Case Law Articles ROI on 22 September 2010
Yesterday the Director of the Equality Tribunal published 16 decisions under the Employment Equality Acts, just 6 of which were successful in whole or in part. Large awards included some €60 000 to 5 Latvian claimants, who claimed equal pay, failure to provide terms and conditions and discriminatory dismissal. It could have been worse for the employer - 5 other claimants failed to turn up and had their cases dismissed. The final successful case led to €16 000 awarded to each of 6 complainants for victimisation, notwithstanding that all of their other discrimination claimed failed.
The first successful case is an interesting one in relation to discriminatory height restrictions for bus
Already a subscriber?
Click here to login and access the full article.Log in now to read the full article
Don't miss out, start your free trial today!
Are you fully aware of the benefits of Legal-Island's Irish Employment Law Hub? We help thousands of people like you understand how the latest changes in Irish employment law impact your business through a mix of case law analysis and in-depth articles. All delivered right to your inbox.
We help you to understand the ramifications of each important case from Ireland and Europe.
We help you ensure that your organisation's policies and procedures are fully compliant with Irish law.
You will receive regular updates on Irish employment law including case law reviews, legislative changes, topical updates as well as answers to your burning questions through our Q&A feature.
You will have 24/7 access to the Employment Law Hub so you can research case law and HR issues when you need to.
This article is correct at 06/08/2015
The information in this article is provided as part of Legal-Island's Employment Law Hub. We regret we are not able to respond to requests for specific legal or HR queries and recommend that professional advice is obtained before relying on information supplied anywhere within this article.