Review of Recently Upheld Equality Decisions

Posted in : Supplementary Case Law Articles ROI on 14 May 2012 Issues covered:

The Equality Tribunal has recently published three upheld or part-upheld cases.

The first is interesting for the comments from the Equality Officer about the "flawed" harassment policy of the respondent that required the alleged harasser to show intent and which stated that harassment required more than one incident for actions to be defined as harassment. The EO further chastised the employer for using the complaint as a possible reason for disciplining the complainant.

The second case continues the recent examples we have seen of women being discriminated against after the employer discovers they are pregnant. In this case, the complainant was awarded €20k.

The third case involved a

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