Review of Recent Upheld Equality Decisions

Posted in : Supplementary Case Law Articles ROI on 31 January 2011 Issues covered:

The Equality Tribunal recently published 26 Decisions taken under the Employment Equality Acts, just 5 of which were successful. Awards for the successful cases ranged from €1500 to €16630.

As has been common for some time, the majority of complaints, successful and unsuccessful from a complainant's point of view, were lodged by those of Eastern European origin and most complained of discriminatory dismissal and other mistreatment on the race ground.

An exceptional case is number 4 below, involving a complaint on grounds of age discrimination in relation to a professorship vacancy at UCD.


1. DEC-E2010-237: An Employee -v- An Employer


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