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#Discrimination

# discrimination - Tuesday 28 August, 2018

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

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

The case was brought before the Workplace Relations Commission.

# discrimination - Tuesday 21 August, 2018

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

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

# discrimination - Sunday 12 August, 2018

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

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

# discrimination - Wednesday 25 July, 2018

Four female lecturers at NUIG promoted after settling gender discrimination case

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

# discrimination - Monday 23 July, 2018

Catholic mother loses case after claiming girl turned down for school bus scheme on religious grounds

The family were told the girl wasn’t eligible for the free scheme because there was a suitable school nearby.

# discrimination - Thursday 5 July, 2018

Landlord ordered to pay couple €6k after refusing HAP allowance to pay rent

The couple said the landlord’s refusal had “a damaging effect for their family, both financially and personally”.

# discrimination - Friday 15 June, 2018

Lone mothers and people with disabilities discriminated against when it comes to housing

New research looking into discrimination and inequality in housing in Ireland was published today.

# discrimination - Thursday 14 June, 2018

Russian MP criticised for saying don't have sex with men from different races during World Cup

Tamara Pletneva says mixed-race children will face discrimination and will suffer.

# discrimination - Saturday 26 May, 2018

Egyptian baggage handler refused job at Dublin Airport by agency after being told he was 'too old and slow'

The man, a naturalised Irish citizen, had held several other manual roles at the airport over the previous nine years.

# discrimination - Saturday 12 May, 2018

Man gets €20,000 in compensation after becoming depressed on late shifts

A change to day shifts was supported by the man’s GP and by an occupational health physician.

# discrimination - Friday 11 May, 2018

Council told to pay Traveller family €20,000 after refusing them access to housing list

The council had deemed the family to not be ‘normally resident’ as they were illegally living in a caravan on private property.

# discrimination - Tuesday 1 May, 2018

Bakers in 'gay cake' row to have appeal heard in Supreme Court today

It is the first time the UK Supreme Court has heard a case in Northern Ireland.

# discrimination - Sunday 29 April, 2018

'Thinking you're being funny doesn't excuse it' - Asian man awarded €7,000 after racist graffiti appeared on wall at work

The man also claimed that a colleague had spoken to him in a racist ‘Chinese-style’ fashion.

# discrimination - Friday 27 April, 2018

Traveller woman who sustained fractured wrist loses discrimination case against fast food outlet

The woman claims she overheard a member of staff say to another, ‘Don’t worry about her, she is just an itinerant’.

# discrimination - Wednesday 18 April, 2018

Starbucks to close 8,000 US stores for a day to give staff 'racial-bias education'

An incident where police were called because two black men hadn’t bought anything in a branch went viral last week.

# discrimination - Thursday 29 March, 2018

Gardaí called to Finding Dory screening after family refused to move seats

The family claimed they were discriminated against under the Equal Status Act.

# discrimination - Tuesday 27 March, 2018

French waiter fired for rudeness says it is 'discrimination against my culture'

Guillaume Rey, who worked at a Vancouver restaurant, filed a complaint with British Columbia’s Human Rights Tribunal.

# discrimination - Friday 23 March, 2018

Lidl Ireland apologises to mum and son who were told to leave store with autism assistance dog

The supermarket chain announced a major autism-awareness initiative earlier this week.

# discrimination - Monday 29 January, 2018

'No-one else has to do this' - Irish Rail criticised over new travel plans for wheelchair users

Today Irish Rail invited people with disabilities to take a train ride from Connolly to Howth to talk about changes to the service.

# discrimination - Thursday 25 January, 2018

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.

# discrimination - Sunday 21 January, 2018

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.

# discrimination - Thursday 18 January, 2018

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.

# discrimination - Tuesday 9 January, 2018

Engineer sues Google for allegedly discriminating against conservative white men

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

# discrimination - Friday 5 January, 2018

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.

# discrimination - Friday 15 December, 2017

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.

# discrimination - Wednesday 29 November, 2017

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.

# discrimination - Thursday 9 November, 2017

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.

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.

# discrimination - Wednesday 8 November, 2017

'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.

# discrimination - Wednesday 1 November, 2017

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.

# discrimination - Wednesday 25 October, 2017

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”.

# discrimination - Friday 13 October, 2017

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.

# discrimination - Saturday 23 September, 2017

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.

# discrimination - Thursday 14 September, 2017

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.

# discrimination - Thursday 7 September, 2017

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.

# discrimination - Wednesday 23 August, 2017

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.

# discrimination - Monday 24 July, 2017

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

“BY THE GRACE OF THE GOOD LORD.”

# discrimination - Monday 5 June, 2017

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.

# discrimination - Sunday 21 May, 2017

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

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

# discrimination - Saturday 20 May, 2017

Dublin gay bar The George vandalised with homophobic, Nazi graffiti

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

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