Review of Recently Upheld Equality Decisions

Posted in : Supplementary Case Law Articles ROI on 30 August 2011 Issues covered:

It may soon be amalgamated with other employment disputes fora but, for now, the Equality Tribunal continues to issue decisions relation to equality rights. We have set out below seven decisions in some recently upheld or part-upheld complaints. Not upheld case reviews will follow by separate email.

Some of the cases below might be seen as extraordinary in this day and age but perhaps reflect the pressures of the economy and the temptation for some employers to focus on performance and losses to the exclusion of equality laws. Some of the additional requirements within the decisions, on top of some sizeable awards, are worthy of consideration. For example:

Case number 1: in addition to €15k

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