Equality Decisions Review Issued in October 2016

Posted in : BEO Solutions on Employment Equality Decisions on 27 October 2016
Bernadette Treanor
Beo Solutions
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Both cases considered here address section 14A.  In the first ADJ-00002040, the adjudicator took positions relating to the consideration of reasonable cause for extension of time and the application of the defence which are departures from the normal approach adopted in such cases.  The claim was defended but the adjudicator preferred the complainant’s evidence and awarded one year’s salary.

In the second, ADJ-00001718, the adjudicator upheld sexual harassment of the most offensive and flagrant nature.  The claim was not defended and the award was €40,000.

1. ADJ-00002040

Issues: Race (nationality), harassment on the race ground, part-entitlement to defence in s14A, reasonable

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Bernadette Treanor
Beo Solutions

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