What does the law say about offering different terms and conditions of employment to employees doing the same job?Posted in : First Tuesday Q&A ROI on 1 June 2010
A number of different pieces of legislation address the issue of treating employees differently in relation to their terms and conditions of employment on certain specific grounds. In this respect, the Employment Equality Acts, 1998 – 2008 prohibit an employer from treating an employee less favourably in relation to conditions of employment on any one or more of the nine prohibited grounds (gender, marital status, family status, disability, religious belief, membership of the Traveller community, disability, race, nationality, ethnic or national origins or religion).
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