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Discrimination on the Grounds of Race and Harassment – Employee awarded €10,000

Discrimination on the Grounds of Race and Harassment – Employee awarded €10,000

The case of Savilla Teixeira Godinho v Rmc Promotions Limited Templeogue Afterschool Academy ADJ-00025205 concerned a claim for discrimination and harassment on the grounds of race by a Brazilian employee (the claimant). Background The claimant in this case was...
Discrimination on the Grounds of Race and Harassment – Employee awarded €10,000

Important Equal Pay Case – A Presenter v A Broadcaster and the issue of Comparators

We were delighted to be instructed in the case of A Presenter v A Broadcasting Company ADJ-00010297 and a copy of the decision can be accessed here.  This case look at a number of very important issues around the concept of “equal pay” within the media and...

Compulsory Retirement Age – Discriminatory Dismissal Claims On the Rise

The Workplace Relations Commission have recently published a series of decisions in respect of the hot topic of “forced” retirement of employees at the age of 66. In the case of A Book Keeper v A Retail Business ADJ 00005391 it was reported that he...

Employment Equality (Amendment) Bill 2016 – Compulsory Retirement Ages and Full Fitness to Work

Section 6 of the Employment Equality Act 1998 (as amended by Section 4 of the Equality (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2015) is to be amended to provide that it will be unlawful to impose a compulsory retirement age against an employee if the employee can demonstrate...