Review of Recently Upheld Equality Decisions

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

The Equality Tribunal has published one upheld case decided in June 2012 and three upheld decisions decided in July 2012.

The only successful June Decision involves selection for redundancy during the course of the ‘protected period’ of a pregnant worker.

The first July case is also a ‘protected period’ Decision, in this case involving selection for redundancy. In both cases, the action against the complainant created a presumption of discrimination which the respondents were unable to rebut.

The second and third July cases concern age discrimination. The first involves a discriminatory refusal to allow a worker, approaching potential retirement, to go on training courses and also a

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