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Hotel operator attempts to overturn finding it discriminated against Traveller woman seeking to book wedding venue
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Hotel operator attempts to overturn finding it discriminated against Traveller woman seeking to book wedding venue

Mar 3rd 2021, 9:34 PM 55,399 Views 0 Comments

The Bunratty Castle Hotel has appealed the finding.

Column: 'Pontins only achieved such rapid notoriety because it targeted common Irish surnames'
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Column: 'Pontins only achieved such rapid notoriety because it targeted common Irish surnames'

Mar 2nd 2021, 9:00 PM 39,280 Views 0 Comments

Two decades on from a landmark case in Britain, discrimination is still an everyday experience for Travellers, writes legal affairs journalist CJ McKinney.

'Nice-looking girl but her father is Jamaican': Attitude to race impacted on adoption from homes
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'Nice-looking girl but her father is Jamaican': Attitude to race impacted on adoption from homes

Jan 13th 2021, 12:05 AM 37,995 Views 25 Comments

The Commission’s report also found that physical and intellectual disabilities impacted on outcomes for children.

WRC finds Dublin school discriminated against Catholic girl by favouring Church of Ireland students
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WRC finds Dublin school discriminated against Catholic girl by favouring Church of Ireland students

Dec 24th 2020, 3:18 PM 30,132 Views 0 Comments

The school denied discrimination and said there is no non fee-paying Church of Ireland school in the area.

Two-thirds of Irish Travellers have faced discrimination, report finds
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Two-thirds of Irish Travellers have faced discrimination, report finds

Dec 7th 2020, 7:15 AM 20,948 Views 0 Comments

Travellers in Ireland reported having the lowest rates of employment in Europe, at just 15%.

Roma woman wrongfully accused of failing to pay fare and thrown off Dublin Bus
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Roma woman wrongfully accused of failing to pay fare and thrown off Dublin Bus

Oct 1st 2020, 6:15 AM 88,230 Views 57 Comments

The woman and a friend who was with her at the time received a substantial settlement.

Ban on learner driver permits for asylum seekers not discrimination, court rules
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# Direct Provision

Ban on learner driver permits for asylum seekers not discrimination, court rules

Jul 30th 2020, 6:12 PM 31,884 Views 49 Comments

The ruling overturns a previous finding in favour of people living in direct

Decision to cut welfare payments after recipients' holidays abroad criticised as 'unfair and discriminatory'
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# Social Welfare

Decision to cut welfare payments after recipients' holidays abroad criticised as 'unfair and discriminatory'

Updated Jul 27th 2020, 1:20 PM 91,073 Views 243 Comments

Over 140 people have had their welfare payments stopped after travelling abroad – but others receiving State benefits aren’t affected.

'She was left vulnerable': 64-year-old woman awarded €10,000 after being fired over age and illness
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'She was left vulnerable': 64-year-old woman awarded €10,000 after being fired over age and illness

Jun 26th 2020, 10:15 AM 27,694 Views 0 Comments

The woman took a discrimination case against her employer, a residential disability service.

Maternity leave exclusion from wage subsidy referred to the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission
# Temporary Wage Subsidy
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# Temporary Wage Subsidy

Maternity leave exclusion from wage subsidy referred to the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission

May 15th 2020, 9:16 AM 20,844 Views 19 Comments

In order to be eligible for the scheme, employees need a pay slip from January or February this year.

'We had bottles thrown at us, a woman spit on us': Six in 10 LGBT people avoid holding hands in public
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'We had bottles thrown at us, a woman spit on us': Six in 10 LGBT people avoid holding hands in public

May 14th 2020, 6:00 AM 26,882 Views 31 Comments

Three in 10 people avoid certain locations for fear of being assaulted, according to a new survey.

Gay man described as 'f****t' by colleague awarded €27k over being harassed in workplace
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Gay man described as 'f****t' by colleague awarded €27k over being harassed in workplace

Jan 21st 2020, 1:29 PM 43,888 Views 0 Comments

The case was brought before the Workplace Relations Commission.

Verona Murphy has been 'through a tough time' but it's the right decision to take her off the FG ticket, says Coveney
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Verona Murphy has been 'through a tough time' but it's the right decision to take her off the FG ticket, says Coveney

Dec 23rd 2019, 6:25 PM 13,645 Views 96 Comments

Coveney said the by-election campaign was ‘personally stressful’ on Murphy.

Varadkar says he is 'thankful' he hasn't had much experiences of homophobia or racism
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Varadkar says he is 'thankful' he hasn't had much experiences of homophobia or racism

Dec 22nd 2019, 10:42 AM 20,904 Views 68 Comments

He said he has been subjected to name-calling but never anything violent.

Hotel ordered to pay €5k over cancelling Holy Communion booking for members of Traveller family
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Hotel ordered to pay €5k over cancelling Holy Communion booking for members of Traveller family

Dec 18th 2019, 6:08 PM 35,657 Views 0 Comments

A mother and her two children took cases to the Workplace Relations Commission, claiming they’d been discriminated against.

Design engineer fired over stammer awarded €15,000 in compensation
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Design engineer fired over stammer awarded €15,000 in compensation

Oct 2nd 2019, 8:05 PM 29,882 Views 0 Comments

The man’s employer blamed the ‘communication thing’.

Father awarded €3.5k in discrimination case over daughter's enrolment in school
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Father awarded €3.5k in discrimination case over daughter's enrolment in school

Sep 24th 2019, 9:07 PM 44,154 Views 0 Comments

The father took the gender discrimination case under the Equal Status Act at the Workplace Relations Commission.

'Let him give up football' - Barnes criticises Sancho's racism comments
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'Let him give up football' - Barnes criticises Sancho's racism comments

Sep 4th 2019, 10:43 AM 13,769 Views 17 Comments

The former Liverpool star addressed comments made by Sancho regarding a recent spate of racism.

'Called a thick b***h, physically assaulted and sexually harassed every day': Maximum award for worker who suffered relentless campaign
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'Called a thick b***h, physically assaulted and sexually harassed every day': Maximum award for worker who suffered relentless campaign

Aug 9th 2019, 5:57 PM 132,106 Views 0 Comments

The Workplace Relations Commission condemned the employer for failing to stop the abuse.

Garda management feared Sikh members could win discrimination cases over turban ban
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# Uniform

Garda management feared Sikh members could win discrimination cases over turban ban

Jun 23rd 2019, 12:05 AM 63,791 Views 121 Comments

Earlier this year the force announced a change to rules in relation to uniforms to allow the wearing of turbans and hijabs.

Man awarded €5,000 after job interviewer greeted him with 'so, you're Deaf?'
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Man awarded €5,000 after job interviewer greeted him with 'so, you're Deaf?'

May 17th 2019, 6:30 AM 55,222 Views 14 Comments

The branch manager asked the man, who had years of experience in a similar role, how he would manage to do the warehouse job safely.

FA welcomes players' anti-racism manifesto, warns against unilateral action
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# Enough

FA welcomes players' anti-racism manifesto, warns against unilateral action

Apr 24th 2019, 3:43 PM 2,028 Views 0 Comments

The governing body also recommended that if players are racially abused and want to walk off the pitch in protest, that they leave it to the referee.

Here's why tenants can take discrimination cases against landlords at the Workplace Relations Commission
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Here's why tenants can take discrimination cases against landlords at the Workplace Relations Commission

Apr 22nd 2019, 10:00 PM 34,868 Views 40 Comments

The WRC provides advice on workplace issues to employers and to employees.

'I left feeling like s**t': AIB criticised for 'presuming' Irish woman was international student
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# Racial Assumptions

'I left feeling like s**t': AIB criticised for 'presuming' Irish woman was international student

Apr 18th 2019, 12:05 AM 107,075 Views 150 Comments

Sarah* (20) was born in Ireland to Chinese parents. She now attends the National College of Ireland (NCI).

'Upsetting and humiliating': AIB ordered to pay €4,000 to Syrian dentist over account refusal
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'Upsetting and humiliating': AIB ordered to pay €4,000 to Syrian dentist over account refusal

Apr 9th 2019, 4:44 PM 35,574 Views 37 Comments

The discrimination case was taken before the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC).

'It is really sad that things like this are happening in 2019'
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'It is really sad that things like this are happening in 2019'

Mar 23rd 2019, 3:56 PM 9,797 Views 1 Comment

Germany’s stars have condemned racist abuse aimed at two of their players.

Woman who claimed landlord's son called her a 'black c**t' and had tenancy terminated awarded €12k
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Woman who claimed landlord's son called her a 'black c**t' and had tenancy terminated awarded €12k

Mar 20th 2019, 12:05 AM 50,365 Views 0 Comments

The woman said she was given notice to quit the property two days after informing the landlord she applied for rent supplement.

Print company ordered to pay gay man €2.5k over refusal to print civil partnership invites
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Print company ordered to pay gay man €2.5k over refusal to print civil partnership invites

Feb 8th 2019, 6:18 PM 30,682 Views 0 Comments

This follows a landmark ruling by the Workplace Relations Commission.

Black non-Irish people five times more likely to experience discrimination seeking work in Ireland
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Black non-Irish people five times more likely to experience discrimination seeking work in Ireland

Dec 18th 2018, 6:20 AM 20,001 Views 67 Comments

This group is also over two and a half times more likely to experience discrimination when in employment when compared to white Irish people.

Woman awarded €2k in discrimination case after shop worker told her 'you are only a lesbian'
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Woman awarded €2k in discrimination case after shop worker told her 'you are only a lesbian'

Dec 16th 2018, 7:00 AM 43,545 Views 0 Comments

The woman claimed the employee also asked her to come outside to fight.

System slammed as 'outdated' after person who recovered from mental illness denied life assurance
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System slammed as 'outdated' after person who recovered from mental illness denied life assurance

Nov 19th 2018, 12:05 AM 27,265 Views 45 Comments

Fianna Fáil TD James Browne said that legislation needed updated to reflect a more “modern understanding of mental health”.

Solicitor tells High Court she was discriminated against because she is 'a woman and a black African'
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# Mental Health Commission

Solicitor tells High Court she was discriminated against because she is 'a woman and a black African'

Nov 9th 2018, 10:31 PM 36,066 Views 72 Comments

The solicitor was asked about her qualifications and training while representing a patient at a Mental Health tribunal.

PFAI calls on English and Scottish FA's to investigate 'all incidents of anti-Irish discrimination'
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PFAI calls on English and Scottish FA's to investigate 'all incidents of anti-Irish discrimination'

Nov 6th 2018, 3:26 PM 5,643 Views 14 Comments

The PFAI and Show Racism the Red Card have stood in solidarity with James McClean and Neil Lennon.

Sacked French woman awarded €10k for discrimination on the grounds of nationality
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Sacked French woman awarded €10k for discrimination on the grounds of nationality

Oct 24th 2018, 6:00 AM 22,513 Views 0 Comments

The woman was accused of making “over familiar” comments to other staff.

One in five disability discrimination reports are about health services
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One in five disability discrimination reports are about health services

Oct 1st 2018, 7:26 AM 8,014 Views 8 Comments

People with disabilities are more likely to experience discrimination than people who don’t have a disability.

Boots pharmacy which questioned man about hydrogen peroxide 'discriminated on grounds of race'
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Boots pharmacy which questioned man about hydrogen peroxide 'discriminated on grounds of race'

Sep 26th 2018, 6:00 AM 74,561 Views 38 Comments

The man said he was seen as suspicious “because of the colour of his skin and his beard”.

Coffee shop which discriminated against pregnant worker ordered to pay €15k damages
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Coffee shop which discriminated against pregnant worker ordered to pay €15k damages

Aug 28th 2018, 8:18 PM 25,483 Views 0 Comments

The case was brought before the Workplace Relations Commission.

'Humiliated, belittled, embarassed': Woman awarded €4.2k over Hap discrimination
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# Moved Out

'Humiliated, belittled, embarassed': Woman awarded €4.2k over Hap discrimination

Aug 21st 2018, 12:05 AM 65,507 Views 65 Comments

It was found that the woman was discriminated against by the landlord and was awarded the equivalent of three months’ rent.

Woman, sacked same day she told employer she had to attend pregnancy appointment, awarded €10,000
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# Unfair Dismissal

Woman, sacked same day she told employer she had to attend pregnancy appointment, awarded €10,000

Aug 12th 2018, 7:30 AM 49,611 Views 0 Comments

The woman had been working at the company for a little over a month.

Four female lecturers at NUIG promoted after settling gender discrimination case
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Four female lecturers at NUIG promoted after settling gender discrimination case

Jul 25th 2018, 3:27 PM 19,710 Views 62 Comments

The proceedings were taken after the four claimed they were overlooked for promotions between 2008 and 2009.

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