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#Discrimination

From TheJournal.ie Muslim woman has bottle thrown at her in racist Dublin attack Islamophobia

Muslim woman has bottle thrown at her in racist Dublin attack

A new report from the Immigrant Council of Ireland highlights anti-Muslim racism in the capital.

From TheJournal.ie American Muslims sue airline for €10 million after being kicked off flight New York

American Muslims sue airline for €10 million after being kicked off flight

The men were ejected from a flight Toronto to New York last month, allegedly because the pilot was “uneasy” about them.

From TheJournal.ie €47,000 payout for woman who was discriminated against because she was pregnant Equality Tribunal

€47,000 payout for woman who was discriminated against because she was pregnant

An Equality Tribunal found that the woman had been discriminated against on grounds of her gender and family situation by her employer, the National Cancer Registry Board.

From TheJournal.ie Four men allegedly kicked off a flight for looking 'too Muslim' Discrimination

Four men allegedly kicked off a flight for looking 'too Muslim'

The men were travelling from Toronto to New York.

From TheJournal.ie People with black-sounding names have a harder time finding rooms on AirBnB, research shows Discrimination

People with black-sounding names have a harder time finding rooms on AirBnB, research shows

Profiles using names like Kristen and Brad had an easier time booking accommodation than profiles using names like Tamika and Jamal.

From TheJournal.ie WATCH: US cop places gun in black man's mouth 'to show off to his friends' Jenchesky Santiago

WATCH: US cop places gun in black man's mouth 'to show off to his friends'

“I dare you to f**king fight me, son…I just came from Iraq and I’m not scared of none of y’all.”

From TheJournal.ie Gay couple asked to leave Dublin restaurant for holding hands Bad Taste

Gay couple asked to leave Dublin restaurant for holding hands

The shocking allegation comes just five months after the country legalised marriage for homosexual couples.

From TheJournal.ie School ordered to pay €4,000 compensation after discriminating against separated dad Equality Tribunal

School ordered to pay €4,000 compensation after discriminating against separated dad

The complainant had been asked to provide legal evidence of his custody rights.

From TheJournal.ie Woman put on leave after telling employer she was pregnant awarded €12,000 Equality Tribunal

Woman put on leave after telling employer she was pregnant awarded €12,000

The company claimed there was no suitable alternative work for her.

From TheJournal.ie 'She called me handicapped and spat in my face': Abuse faced by Irish people with intellectual disabilities Bullies

'She called me handicapped and spat in my face': Abuse faced by Irish people with intellectual disabilities

Workshops are being held in Dublin to help people with intellectual disabilities deal with bullying behaviour.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin hotel tells homeless family not to use front door Discrimination

Dublin hotel tells homeless family not to use front door

Families in emergency accommodation were issued with strict rules restricting their access to hotel facilities.

From TheJournal.ie Minimum-wage employee who was working 70 hour weeks while heavily pregnant receives €55,000 in compensation Equality Tribunal

Minimum-wage employee who was working 70 hour weeks while heavily pregnant receives €55,000 in compensation

Polish national Ewelina Gacek has won her case against €uro 50 store at the Equality Tribunal.

From TheJournal.ie Government slammed after mother of surrogate baby denied benefit Not Fair

Government slammed after mother of surrogate baby denied benefit

The woman who brought the case was refused benefits as she did not meet the requirement of having been pregnant.

From TheJournal.ie 'They put me down on the ground because I was with a group of black people' Discrimination In Ireland

'They put me down on the ground because I was with a group of black people'

A study by the Immigrant Council of Ireland has led to calls for a better complaints system for migrants who experience discrimination at the hands of public officials.

From TheJournal.ie Woman overlooked for promotion due to maternity leave awarded €70k Employment Rights

Woman overlooked for promotion due to maternity leave awarded €70k

The employee says the insurance company said ‘bring it on’ when she said she would go to the Equality Tribunal.

From TheJournal.ie America's highest court just sided with a Muslim girl denied an Abercrombie 'model' job Discrimination

America's highest court just sided with a Muslim girl denied an Abercrombie 'model' job

Samantha Elauf, then 17, was rejected because her headscarf didn’t fit with the company’s “look policy”.

From TheJournal.ie Bakery in 'gay cake' row to appeal discrimination ruling Donut Judge Us

Bakery in 'gay cake' row to appeal discrimination ruling

The McCarthur family said they came to the decision after consulting legal advisers.

From TheJournal.ie Ashers bakery to stick to birthday cakes after gay cake row Discrimination

Ashers bakery to stick to birthday cakes after gay cake row

The company doesn’t want any more controversy.

From TheJournal.ie Travellers to get £3000 each after being refused entry to pub Discrimination

Travellers to get £3000 each after being refused entry to pub

JD Wetherspoon had denied any wrongdoing.

From TheJournal.ie It's not easy getting work in Ireland if your skin is the wrong colour... Depressing

It's not easy getting work in Ireland if your skin is the wrong colour...

Non-nationals and certain ethnicities are reporting worrying (and varying) levels of employer bias, and apparently the recession has nothing to do with it.

From TheJournal.ie "If you were loyal to the company, your pregnancy would not be an issue” Discrimination

"If you were loyal to the company, your pregnancy would not be an issue”

Agnieszka Sobczyk has been awarded €10,000 in compensation after being fired.

A student was banned from class because her hair was too ginger

This would put Irish schools out of business, WHAT.

From TheJournal.ie 'We must never come close to having anything like Whites Only signs again' Religious Freedom

'We must never come close to having anything like Whites Only signs again'

Apple CEO Tim Cook has hit out at religious freedom laws.

From TheJournal.ie Muslim teachers will be allowed to wear their headscarves in class Germany

Muslim teachers will be allowed to wear their headscarves in class

The issue has been a major topic of debate in Germany.

From TheJournal.ie McDonald's did not discriminate against an Irish woman because of her nationality Equality Tribunal

McDonald's did not discriminate against an Irish woman because of her nationality

The Equality Tribunal said that the majority of staff in fast food are not Irish.

From Business ETC ‘Bosses need to be treated equally to – if not better than – employees’ Self-employed

‘Bosses need to be treated equally to – if not better than – employees’

The Small Firms Association wants an end to ‘discrimination’ against the self-employed.

From TheJournal.ie Teacher says nun asked "What about the homos?" during job interview Discrimination

Teacher says nun asked "What about the homos?" during job interview

The teacher was awarded €54,000 for discrimination after she applied for the job as school principal.

From TheJournal.ie South Dublin County Council votes to recognise Travellers as an ethnic minority Discrimination

South Dublin County Council votes to recognise Travellers as an ethnic minority

Francis Timmons proposed the motion, describing it as “one of Ireland’s biggest human rights issues”.

From TheJournal.ie "Schools are not data-processing centres": Irish bishops want 'balance' in discrimination debate Section 37

"Schools are not data-processing centres": Irish bishops want 'balance' in discrimination debate

Aodhán Ó’Ríordáin has promised to amend Section 37.

From TheJournal.ie Chinese pub worker gets €10,000 payout for sex and race discrimination Equality Tribunal

Chinese pub worker gets €10,000 payout for sex and race discrimination

Hours and pay were cut “without warning” because the woman was the only non-Irish worker, tribunal told.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Employees can still be discriminated against over their sexuality – this must end Employment Equality

Opinion: Employees can still be discriminated against over their sexuality – this must end

The private lives of teachers and health workers should never be used against them, writes Senator Ivana Bacik.

From TheJournal.ie Receptionist wins €63k for victimisation and reduced hours after maternity leave Equality Tribunal

Receptionist wins €63k for victimisation and reduced hours after maternity leave

In a separate case, the HSE was found not to have discriminated against a young man with a number of health issues.

From TheJournal.ie It will soon be illegal to discriminate against gay teachers Equality

It will soon be illegal to discriminate against gay teachers

Labour TD Aodhán Ó Ríordáin said he will be working on the amendment in the coming months.

From TheJournal.ie Stores looted after police say slain US teen is robbery suspect Ferguson

Stores looted after police say slain US teen is robbery suspect

The shooting of an unarmed black teenager has led to rallies, protests and rioting in the town.

From TheJournal.ie Born-again Christian council worker wins €70,000 in discrimination case Equality

Born-again Christian council worker wins €70,000 in discrimination case

The man was told by the council he could not talk about his religion with his colleagues or members of the public after a number of complaints.

From TheJournal.ie Women in G20 countries will have to wait 75 years to earn as much as men Gender Inequality

Women in G20 countries will have to wait 75 years to earn as much as men

Oxfam said that the Eurozone’s GDP would increase by 13% if women’s paid employment rates were the same.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Discrimination against the non-religious is being allowed to continue Atheists

Opinion: Discrimination against the non-religious is being allowed to continue

An amendment to the Employment Equality Act will prevent religious-run hospitals and schools from dismissing employees for being a lone parent, a divorcee, or LGBT – but not for being an atheist.

From TheJournal.ie Discrimination against LGBT teachers to end under amended law Gay Rights

Discrimination against LGBT teachers to end under amended law

Labour Senator Ivana Bacik says she is “delighted” that on Dublin Pride day the Government will move on her bill.

From TheJournal.ie Irish employers are still wary of staff with excessive tattoos Employment

Irish employers are still wary of staff with excessive tattoos

73 per cent were “unlikely to employ someone” who had a lot of tattoos.

From TheJournal.ie Government to help launch a Holocaust education project for children Crocus Project

Government to help launch a Holocaust education project for children

The Crocus Project is is run by the Holocaust Education Trust Ireland (HETI) and aims to teach children about the consequences of discrimination.