Review of Recent Equality Decisions

Posted in : Supplementary Case Law Articles ROI on 23 September 2011

The Equality Tribunal recently issued 12 decisions, five of which were successful for the complainants, with one complainant receiving €50,000 due to a dismissal on the gender ground compounded by age. Another complainant was awarded €25k for being dismissed after 3 days once the employer found out that he had epilepsy. Two cases involved discrimination against pregnant employees and another included a €1,000 award over a requirement for a foreign national employee to pay for a driving test.

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