Equality Decisions Review Issued in June 2016 (Part 2)

Posted in : BEO Solutions on Employment Equality Decisions on 8 August 2016
Bernadette Treanor
Beo Solutions

Bernadette Treanor of Beo Solutions looks at three equality cases relating to (1) the role an employee returned to from maternity leave; (2) gender and access to employment providing a sound-bite worthy of the tabloid press “down and dirty with the men”, which attracted the maximum award for such claims; (3) disability and reinstatement to correct pay grade with no redress figure included. In this case, the award is listed as the salary lost in the intervening period as compensation.

MPD162 - HSE v Rabbitte

Issues: Maternity protection, entitlement to return to job when maternity leave ends, responsibility to identify appropriate duties

This Labour Court determination is made in accordance with the maternity protection provisions but is of interest because a considerable number of equality cases relation to maternity issues also include reference to the role the employee returns to following maternity leave.  In this case, the employee was working as a grade III but was told by her manager that she was actually working as a grade IV and that she, the manager, would

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This article is correct at 08/08/2016
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Bernadette Treanor
Beo Solutions

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