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Discriminatory Dismissal – Award of 6 Months Salary for Pregnancy Dismissal

Discriminatory Dismissal – Award of 6 Months Salary for Pregnancy Dismissal

In the case of A Community Development Officer v A Family Resource Centre the Complainant (employee) alleged that she as dismissed on the grounds of gender due to pregnancy. The Complainant commenced employed as a part-time Community Development / Family Support...
Discriminatory Dismissal – Award of 6 Months Salary for Pregnancy Dismissal

Discrimination on the Grounds of Race – Compensation

The recent case of A Night Porter v A Hotel  dealt with a claim of discrimination on the grounds of race, in relation to training and conditions of employment. The complainant (employee) also contended that he was harassed and victimised and subject to discriminatory...
Employment (Miscellaneous Provisions Bill) 2017 – Prohibition of Discrimination in Respect of Disadvantaged Socio-Economic Status

Employment (Miscellaneous Provisions Bill) 2017 – Prohibition of Discrimination in Respect of Disadvantaged Socio-Economic Status

It has been reported that the Joint Committee on Justice and Equality will carry out detailed Scrutiny of Equality (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2017 today. A copy of a link to the Bill can be found here. Chairman of the Committee Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin said:...