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#Discrimination

From TheJournal.ie Solas ordered to pay €20,000 to a 60-year-old worker asked if he should 'take it easy' Discrimination

Solas ordered to pay €20,000 to a 60-year-old worker asked if he should 'take it easy'

The state training body has carried out research on difficulties facing older people.

From TheJournal.ie Life with albinism: 'Being shouted at, laughed at and pointed at regularly' Read Me

Life with albinism: 'Being shouted at, laughed at and pointed at regularly'

The sad thing is this has happened so many times I’ve accepted it as normal, writes Sinead McManus.

From TheJournal.ie Roma children living in 'overcrowded houses with rats, damp and sewage' Poverty

Roma children living in 'overcrowded houses with rats, damp and sewage'

Over 80% of respondents in new research reported discrimination in the street or in a public place.

From TheJournal.ie Engineer sues Google for allegedly discriminating against conservative white men James Damore

Engineer sues Google for allegedly discriminating against conservative white men

The complaint said some employees “were ostracised, belittled, and punished” for their views.

From TheJournal.ie Shop which told pregnant employee to 'look better and appear happy' ordered to pay her €18,000 Discrimination

Shop which told pregnant employee to 'look better and appear happy' ordered to pay her €18,000

The Labour Court ruled that Karolina Poslajko had been discriminated against by her former employer, Kildare town-based Clelands Supermarkets Ltd.

From TheJournal.ie Man loses case against Irish council's refusal to hold ceremony for Christians killed by IS Discrimination

Man loses case against Irish council's refusal to hold ceremony for Christians killed by IS

The man had claimed the council was discriminating against him on religious grounds by refusing to hold a wreath-laying ceremony.

From The42 Gay fans warned about the dangers of holding hands at the World Cup Discrimination

Gay fans warned about the dangers of holding hands at the World Cup

LGBT supporters travelling to Russia need to be ‘cautious’, according to anti-discrimination group Fare.

From TheJournal.ie John Halligan says he'd pay €7.5k compensation as opposition calls on him to resign Discrimination

John Halligan says he'd pay €7.5k compensation as opposition calls on him to resign

During an interview, Halligan asked a woman if she was married and if she had children.

From TheJournal.ie Travellers are ten times more likely to face discrimination compared to other Irish people Equality

Travellers are ten times more likely to face discrimination compared to other Irish people

The findings are contained in a new report which details experience of discrimination.

From TheJournal.ie 'People in council estates won't put down their address on job applications for fear of discrimination' Discrimination

'People in council estates won't put down their address on job applications for fear of discrimination'

Fianna Fáil’s Jim O’Callaghan said he had heard many stories of people hiding where they are from.

From TheJournal.ie The reality of house hunting on HAP: 'Please don’t call back if I don’t email you the address' Opinion

The reality of house hunting on HAP: 'Please don’t call back if I don’t email you the address'

A HAP applicant stands no chance against a well paid individual seeking the same property, writes Chris O’Donnell.

From TheJournal.ie Belfast woman wins discrimination case after colleague shouted 'tiocfaidh ár lá' at her Sectarian Jibe

Belfast woman wins discrimination case after colleague shouted 'tiocfaidh ár lá' at her

The NI Fair Employment Tribunal said the phrase “has a clear sectarian significance”.

From TheJournal.ie UK court rules that Islamic school's gender segregation is unlawful Birmingham

UK court rules that Islamic school's gender segregation is unlawful

The Al-Hijrah School argued that the segregation policy was one of the “defining characteristics” of the school.

From TheJournal.ie Column: 'Negative attitudes persist among heterosexual and homosexual people' Bisexual Visibility Day

Column: 'Negative attitudes persist among heterosexual and homosexual people'

But people who are attracted to multiple genders make up between 2 and 25% of the population, writes Bi+ Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Man who listed 'standing up against homosexuality' as achievement loses discrimination case Job Application

Man who listed 'standing up against homosexuality' as achievement loses discrimination case

Mark Savage claimed he was told to remove the line from his CV.

From TheJournal.ie Russian Court rules that an airline can't enforce body size limits for female flight attendants Aeroflot

Russian Court rules that an airline can't enforce body size limits for female flight attendants

The women were awarded lost wages and €73 damages.

From TheJournal.ie Bartender awarded €20,000 after discrimination by employer over her 'extremely painful' condition Endometriosis

Bartender awarded €20,000 after discrimination by employer over her 'extremely painful' condition

The woman found her hours greatly reduced after she underwent a surgical procedure aimed at alleviating her condition.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin bakery's refusal to make anti-gay marriage cake 'was not discrimination' Workplace Relations

Dublin bakery's refusal to make anti-gay marriage cake 'was not discrimination'

“BY THE GRACE OF THE GOOD LORD.”

From TheJournal.ie Discrimination? 'Only 16% of people who are blind or vision impaired in Ireland are working' Column

Discrimination? 'Only 16% of people who are blind or vision impaired in Ireland are working'

People with sight loss do not have the same opportunities as their sighted peers, writes Chris White.

From TheJournal.ie Man (20s) arrested over homophobic graffiti chalked on walls of The George Criminal Damage

Man (20s) arrested over homophobic graffiti chalked on walls of The George

The pub’s exterior was vandalised early yesterday morning with homophobic graffiti.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin gay bar The George vandalised with homophobic, Nazi graffiti Discrimination

Dublin gay bar The George vandalised with homophobic, Nazi graffiti

The graffiti was first reported just after 10am this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Store manager shared videos of disabled employee in WhatsApp group for 'merriment' Mr Price

Store manager shared videos of disabled employee in WhatsApp group for 'merriment'

The sales assistant’s disability is a result of a road traffic accident.

From TheJournal.ie 'All the children that live in our building got places in local schools - our daughter didn't' Baptism Barrier

'All the children that live in our building got places in local schools - our daughter didn't'

The family’s story sparked a debate on the controversial ‘Catholics first’ policy in many primary schools.

From TheJournal.ie HSE ordered to pay paramedic €52,000 after discrimination over care of daughter who has Down Syndrome Discrimination

HSE ordered to pay paramedic €52,000 after discrimination over care of daughter who has Down Syndrome

The WRC has ordered the HSE to pay the €52,000 in compensation to the man and provide him with a stable rostered position.

From TheJournal.ie 'Letting agencies said that a landlord will never choose me in the rental lottery because I have kids' Rental Bias

'Letting agencies said that a landlord will never choose me in the rental lottery because I have kids'

Irish landlords are using the rental crisis to discriminate against families with children.

From TheJournal.ie 'There is often a stigma that people in their 50s, who are out of work, are waiting it out until retirement' Ageist Ireland?

'There is often a stigma that people in their 50s, who are out of work, are waiting it out until retirement'

There needs to be a cultural shift when it comes to employing older people, writes Tom Neville TD.

From TheJournal.ie Living with albinism: 'I can't go into town without someone pointing or laughing at me' Discrimination

Living with albinism: 'I can't go into town without someone pointing or laughing at me'

All people with albinism are subjected to prejudice, but it is devastating to be rejected at job interviews too, writes Sinead McManus.

From TheJournal.ie Right-wing Dutch MP found guilty of discrimination, innocent of inciting hatred Geert Wilders

Right-wing Dutch MP found guilty of discrimination, innocent of inciting hatred

The judges said there was “insufficient evidence” his words amounted to incitement to hatred.

From TheJournal.ie 'He called my son a monkey and black b****rd': Rise in reports of racist incidents Discrimination

'He called my son a monkey and black b****rd': Rise in reports of racist incidents

In one reported incident, children were sprayed with bleach by other kids in their neighbourhood.

From TheJournal.ie Irish Travellers win discrimination case after Wetherspoon's pub refuses them entry Discrimination

Irish Travellers win discrimination case after Wetherspoon's pub refuses them entry

They said they were turned away because they had come from the Traveller conference which was being held next door.

From TheJournal.ie Uganda blames British colonialism for its anti-gay sex laws Human Rights

Uganda blames British colonialism for its anti-gay sex laws

It told the UN this week that it doesn’t tolerate such discrimination.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you agree with the verdict in the gay cake row? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you agree with the verdict in the gay cake row?

The owners of Ashers Bakery were found guilty of discrimination.

From TheJournal.ie Parents awarded €9,000 after school refused their son's life-saving allergy medicine Discrimination

Parents awarded €9,000 after school refused their son's life-saving allergy medicine

The boy suffers from severe allergic reactions after ingestion of wheat-based foods followed by physical exercise.

From TheJournal.ie Michelle Mulherin accuses GAA of discrimination after failing to get an All-Ireland ticket at the last minute Discrimination

Michelle Mulherin accuses GAA of discrimination after failing to get an All-Ireland ticket at the last minute

A GAA spokesman said that it’s not true to say their ticketing rules have changed since the 2015 final, when Dublin dethroned champions Kerry.

From TheJournal.ie Teenage boy awarded €5,500 after management stops him bringing assistance dog to school WRC

Teenage boy awarded €5,500 after management stops him bringing assistance dog to school

Luke Kelly-Melia suffers from cerebral palsy and was given the assistance dog as a result.

From TheJournal.ie Drivers 'spat at, punched and kicked' in racist incidents on public transport Discrimination

Drivers 'spat at, punched and kicked' in racist incidents on public transport

There were 240 racist incidents reported in Ireland last year, and a fifth took place on our public transport system.

From TheJournal.ie Treatment of sick inmates in focus after death by heart attack of 65-year-old prisoner Discrimination

Treatment of sick inmates in focus after death by heart attack of 65-year-old prisoner

Criticisms are contained in a report into the death of a 65-year-old man at the prison last year.

From TheJournal.ie European court advised to find Trinity lecturer was discriminated against for being gay David Parris

European court advised to find Trinity lecturer was discriminated against for being gay

David Parris has taken Trinity College to the European Court of Justice over its refusal to transfer his pension to his partner of 30 years in the event of his death.

From TheJournal.ie "We must demand true equality": Canada introduces new laws protecting transgender people Discrimination

"We must demand true equality": Canada introduces new laws protecting transgender people

“We are still witnesses, and in some cases, victims of injustices,” said Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

From TheJournal.ie 179 children taken out of school by parents over rumours one boy is HIV-positive Sri Lanka

179 children taken out of school by parents over rumours one boy is HIV-positive

The rumours emerged after the boy’s father died of tuberculosis and kidney failure.