Sexual Harassment and Harassment- The Waterford Institute of Technology Case

In Waterford Institute of Technology and Louise Walsh Determination EDA1931, the Labour Court was asked to consider whether the complainant (employee) in this case had been subjected to a number of incidents of sexual harassment and harassment based on her gender (female). These alleged incidents were alleged to have taken [...]

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Harassment, Sexual Harassment or a Harmless Joke?

A recent Irish Times Article highlights the misunderstanding or ignorance around sending jokes which appear to be harmless on the surface. Here a joke was sent purporting to highlight the difference in men's and women's methods of communication or how they interpret things. Whilst it can be argued that many [...]

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Online Harassment and Communications

The Committee on Justice and Equality is inviting written submissions from stakeholders and interested parties on the issues of online harassment, harmful communications and related offences. A full copy of the press release can be found here https://www.oireachtas.ie/en/press-centre/press-releases/20190812-committee-on-justice-and-equality-calls-for-written-submissions-on-issues-of-online-harassment-harmful-communications-and-related-offences/

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Equality Decisions published today – €52,000 award for discrimination and victimisation

The Equality Tribunal have published 41 decisions in respect of December 2012 today on their website http://www.equalitytribunal.ie/Press-Releases-1/Press-Releases/What's-New/The-Equality-Tribunal-publishes-41-decisions-for-December-2012.html. We have highlighted one of a series of cases below namely DEC-E2012-175 Murphy v Independent Newspapers Ireland Limited which resulted in an award of €26,000 in compensation for distress caused by discrimination and [...]

By |2019-10-18T10:19:04+00:00January 21st, 2013|Discrimination, Equality, Equality Tribunal Decisions December 2012, Pregnancy at Work, Redundancy|Comments Off on Equality Decisions published today – €52,000 award for discrimination and victimisation