Review of Recent Equality Decisions

Posted in : Supplementary Case Law Articles ROI on 22 March 2011 Issues covered:

The Equality Tribunal recently published 19 Decisions taken under the Employment Equality Acts, just 4 of which were successful.

The largest award was €25k but the decisions are more varied and interesting than they have been of late and cover a wide range of equality grounds, from race to age to gender and feature cases from promotion to harassment to dismissal. The third of the upheld cases is particularly interesting and the Equality Officer has gone to the trouble of outlining the law on pregnancy discrimination even where, as here, the pregnant complainant was to be brought in to cover for a pregnant employee about to go on maternity leave.

Another case of interest

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