BEO Solutions on Employment Equality Decisions

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Equality Decisions Review Issued in October 2016

Posted in: BEO Solutions on Employment Equality Decisions on 27/10/2016 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 d...
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Discrimination and Equality
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Equality Decisions Review Issued in June 2016 (Part 2)

Posted in: BEO Solutions on Employment Equality Decisions on 08/08/2016 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...
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Equality Decisions Review Issued in June 2016 (Part 1)

Posted in: BEO Solutions on Employment Equality Decisions on 26/07/2016 1. EDA1614, Congregation of Dominican Sisters of the Rosary and St Catherine of Siena, Otherwise Santa Sabina House v Tariro Mutyandasvika Issues: Complaint not out of time, Equality Officer erred This was an appeal of an Equality Officer Decision that the complaint was out of time. The original ...
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Equality Decisions Review May 2016

Posted in: BEO Solutions on Employment Equality Decisions on 17/05/2016 1. ADJ – 00000107 - This is the first review of an equality decision submitted since the establishment of the WRC being lodged on 8 October 2015. The case considers an interview process and the respondent’s apparently robust interview procedures won the day. 2. DEC-E2016-037 – Victimisation was the...
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Disciplinary and Grievance Issues Discrimination and Equality
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Employment and Equality Decisions Issued in March

Posted in: BEO Solutions on Employment Equality Decisions on 04/03/2016 1. DEC-E2015-138 looks at compulsory retirement age and finds that pension notifications from 1999 were the most recent act of discrimination rather than the more recent retirement letters. It also includes a refusal of permission to proceed with a claim before the EAT under section 101(2)(b) in ci...
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Employment Equality Decisions Issued in January

Posted in: BEO Solutions on Employment Equality Decisions on 22/01/2016 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 brea...
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Discrimination and Equality Contracts of Employment Human Rights
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Employment Equality Decisions Issued in April 2015

Posted in: BEO Solutions on Employment Equality Decisions on 28/04/2015 Bernadette Treanor writes: Two cases were upheld this month and both have interesting technical aspects. They are detailed below in addition to two cases not upheld (considered in brief) which also have interesting issues to review. 1. The first case upheld, DEC-E2015-015, addresses depression, an...
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Employment Equality Decisions Issued in February 2015

Posted in: BEO Solutions on Employment Equality Decisions on 25/02/2015 Bernadette Treanor writes: Employment Equality Decisions issued in January 2015 (Published February 2015) Reviewed These decisions of the Equality Tribunal and Labour Court were reviewed by Bernadette Treanor, Managing Consultant, Beo Solutions, and former Equality Officer at the Equality Tribunal....
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Employment Equality Decisions Issued in December 2014

Posted in: BEO Solutions on Employment Equality Decisions on 27/01/2015 Bernadette Treanor writes: Employment Equality Decisions issued in December 2014 Reviewed These decisions of the Equality Tribunal were reviewed by Bernadette Treanor, Managing Consultant, Beo Solutions, and former Equality Officer at the Equality Tribunal. 1. In DEC-E2014-081 the respondent delaye...
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Employment Equality Decisions Issued in December 2014

Posted in: BEO Solutions on Employment Equality Decisions on 13/01/2015 Bernadette Treanor writes: Employment Equality Decisions issued in December 2014 Reviewed1. The first case, DEC-E2014-072 relates to allegations of a failure to provide reasonable accommodation for a warehouse operative after sick leave which were upheld and his dismissal which was ultimately found...
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Discrimination and Equality