Review of Recently Upheld Equality Decisions

Posted in : Supplementary Case Law Articles ROI on 13 May 2011 Issues covered:

The Equality Tribunal recently published 35 Decisions taken under the Employment Equality Acts, just 6 of which were successful. Summaries of the successful complaints appear below.

The decisions are more varied than we have seen in recent months. Awards range from just €500 for a man who was allegedly threatened with a referral to the Department of Social and Family Affairs for fraud if he did not settle his claims to over €32k for a male to female transgender employee made to work from home and required to wear male clothes when meeting clients.

Of most interest to employers with employees close to or beyond retirement age is the last case, where the Equality Officer found that a

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This article is correct at 06/08/2015

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