Employment Equality Decisions Issued in January

Posted in : BEO Solutions on Employment Equality Decisions on 22 January 2016
Bernadette Treanor
Beo Solutions
Issues covered:

1. The first case, a Decision of the Supreme Court relates to Judicial Review proceedings taken by Bisi Adigun against the Equality Tribunal. The Court did not uphold any of the points argued by Mr. Adigun. Indeed, had the Tribunal continued as sought by Mr. Adigun it would have been in “clear breach of its statutory remit”.

2. The second case, EDA 1517 finds that sections 16(3) and 16(4) provide a free-standing cause of action even where the employer does not claim the defence in 16(1) and accepts a decision not to amend the working hours of other workers when considering reasonable accommodation.

1. 2011/310JR, Bisi Adigun and The Equality Tribunal Issues:

Tribunal finding unreasonable

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Bernadette Treanor
Beo Solutions

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