Review of Recent Equality Decisions

Posted in : Supplementary Case Law Articles ROI on 24 June 2011 Issues covered:

The Equality Authority has recently published another 15 employment equality decisions, 2 of which were upheld.

* Case 1 below involved a 'tactile' manager in an hotel and success of failure in relation to a decision of the Equality Officer boiled down to the quality of the witnesses. The EO preferred the evidence of the complainant, whose evidence and recall were much stronger after a particularly upsetting incident, which the EO found believable. There are some questions over the constructive dismissal element of the findings, however.

* Case 2 was another harassment case. This case, where €10k was awarded for harassment, was characterised by what the EO found to be an

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