Review of Recently Upheld Equality Decisions

Posted in : Supplementary Case Law Articles ROI on 27 July 2012 Issues covered:

The Equality Tribunal has published three upheld cases decided in May 2012. All the cases involve Polish workers, although the nationality of the complainant was incidental to the first case, which is another example of a dismissal during the ‘protected period’ of maternity leave, where the employer had failed to make certain that the complainant was resigning before issuing a P45.

The second case involves an altercation away from the workplace concerning the state of accommodation provided by the employer. The Tribunal sympathised with the employer in that he appeared to have been ‘set up’ to enter into the altercation in which abusive, racist language was used on both sides and made an

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