Employment Equality DecisionsPosted in : BEO Solutions on Employment Equality Decisions on 29 May 2013 Issues covered:
Bernadette Treanor writes:
Employment Equality Decisions Reviewed 28 May 2013
These decisions of the Equality Tribunal were reviewed by Bernadette Treanor, Managing Consultant, Beo Solutions, and former Equality Officer at the Equality Tribunal.
The first case, despite not being upheld, is really interesting because it resoundingly finds that where an employee has knowingly and actively behaved illegally in the performance of his/her contract of employment, and is solely or predominately responsible for the illegal acts, the contract will be unenforceable with regard to the Employment Equality Acts, meaning that an equality complaint can fail on that basis.
The second case is yet another
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