Review of Recent Labour Court Decisions: Extending a Fixed Term Employee's Employment Beyond the Four Year LimitPosted in : Supplementary Case Law Articles ROI on 10 April 2015
The European Union has passed a range of directives prohibiting discrimination at work over the 40 or so years that Ireland has been a member and their transposition into domestic legislation has had a significant impact on workplaces across the State.
These vary from the nine discriminatory grounds outlawed under the Employment Equality Acts 1998 – 2007 namely; gender, civil status, family status, age, disability, race, religious belief, sexual orientation and membership of the Travelling Community to the array of legislation that attempts to ensure that part-time, fixed-term and agency employees are not treated less favourably than their full time or permanent colleagues.
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