Review of Recently Upheld Equality Decisions

Posted in : Supplementary Case Law Articles ROI on 20 June 2011 Issues covered:

The Equality Tribunal recently published 16 Decisions taken under the Employment Equality Acts, 5 of which were successful. Summaries of the successful complaints appear below.

Awards varied from a €1.50 per hour rise to €25k. The successful awards covered pregnancy dismissal; reasonable accommodation for an employee with poor eyesight; victimisation for asking for equal pay; an equal pay case based on race; and less favourable redundancy rates offered to employees nearing retirement.


1. DEC-E2011-070:An Employee -v- An Employer

Grounds / Issues: Gender, Pregnancy, Discriminatory Dismissal
Award: €25,000 for Discrimination.


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