Review of Recently Not Upheld Equality Decisions

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

The Equality Tribunal may be under threat of amalgamation via Minister Bruton's proposals but, for the time being, it continues to issue decisions in its own right.

Set out below are 38 recent complaints that were not upheld. Most were race cases rejected because the complainants failed to turn up or they could not establish a prima facie case of discrimination and the complaints failed. Some, however, will be of interest to readers:

* Case No. 6 - an Executive Officer in the Revenue Commissioners who argued age discrimination in promotion exercises

* Case No. 11 - a Heinz employee argued disability discrimination when dismissed for ill-health after three years' absence

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