Award of €81,000 for Discrimination of University Lecturer

Posted in : LK Shields on Employment Law on 16 September 2014
Elizabeth Mara
LK Shields

In May 2014, a female employee of National University of Ireland, Galway ("the University") succeeded in her complaint against the University for gender and disability discrimination which she had endured for almost ten years. The Equality Tribunal ("the Tribunal") awarded the complainant considerable compensation of €81,000 and ordered that she be provided with a contract of employment with terms and conditions which put her in the position she would have held but for the discrimination.


Background

The complainant was initially employed on a "Temporary Teaching Appointment" in the Industrial

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Elizabeth Mara
LK Shields

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