Review of Recent Not Upheld Equality Decisions

Posted in : Supplementary Case Law Articles ROI on 10 February 2011 Issues covered:

We recently sent a review of 'successful' decisions (from a complainant's perspective) regarding complaints before the Equality Tribunal.

Below are summaries of those 21 cases that were 'successful' from a respondent's point of view i.e. they we not upheld by the Equality Officer. Most are the usual complaints, rejected for the usual reasons of failure to attend or failure to establish a prima facie case. However, some are of rich interest. For example:

* in case number 7, the arguments revolved around the relative ages of trainee accountants;
* case number 8 has examples of a robust defence by the employer which provided much evidence to refute the allegations of race discrimination. Other

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