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#Discrimination

# discrimination - Wednesday 25 July, 2018

Four female lecturers at NUIG promoted after settling gender discrimination case
# High Court
# High Court

Four female lecturers at NUIG promoted after settling gender discrimination case

Jul 25th 2018, 3:27 PM 19,737 Views 63 Comments

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
# Discrimination
# Discrimination

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

Jul 23rd 2018, 2:26 PM 31,540 Views 0 Comments

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
# Discrimination
# Discrimination

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

Jul 5th 2018, 10:38 PM 58,141 Views 49 Comments

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
# Discrimination
# Discrimination

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

Jun 15th 2018, 11:57 AM 13,126 Views 64 Comments

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
# Tamara Pletneva

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

Jun 14th 2018, 11:27 AM 32,575 Views 63 Comments

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'
# Discrimination
# Discrimination

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

May 26th 2018, 7:00 AM 47,565 Views 0 Comments

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
# Discrimination
# Discrimination

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

May 12th 2018, 10:00 PM 44,644 Views 0 Comments

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
# Discrimination
# Discrimination

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

May 11th 2018, 6:05 AM 30,351 Views 0 Comments

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
# Ashers Bakery
# Ashers Bakery

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

May 1st 2018, 7:29 AM 37,527 Views 0 Comments

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
# Discrimination
# Discrimination

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

Apr 29th 2018, 4:00 PM 30,103 Views 0 Comments

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
# Discrimination Case
# Discrimination Case

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

Apr 27th 2018, 6:00 AM 42,611 Views 0 Comments

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'
# Crisis Management
# Crisis Management

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

Apr 18th 2018, 7:42 AM 14,074 Views 41 Comments

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
# Front Row Seats
# Front Row Seats

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

Mar 29th 2018, 4:01 PM 122,987 Views 93 Comments

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'
# Discrimination
# Discrimination

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

Mar 27th 2018, 3:11 PM 20,814 Views 0 Comments

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
# Discrimination
# Discrimination

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

Mar 23rd 2018, 12:05 AM 115,295 Views 113 Comments

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
# Access
# Access

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

Jan 29th 2018, 3:26 PM 20,716 Views 40 Comments

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'
# Discrimination
# Discrimination

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

Jan 25th 2018, 7:46 PM 36,358 Views 42 Comments

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'
# Read Me
# Read Me

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

Jan 21st 2018, 7:30 PM 71,282 Views 79 Comments

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'
# Poverty
# Poverty

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

Jan 18th 2018, 5:32 PM 27,440 Views 37 Comments

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
# James Damore
# James Damore

Engineer sues Google for allegedly discriminating against conservative white men

Jan 9th 2018, 2:44 PM 41,047 Views 156 Comments

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
# Discrimination
# Discrimination

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

Jan 5th 2018, 6:10 AM 38,207 Views 46 Comments

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
# Discrimination
# Discrimination

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

Dec 15th 2017, 5:17 PM 18,550 Views 86 Comments

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

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

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

Nov 29th 2017, 6:17 PM 6,126 Views 9 Comments

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
# Discrimination
# Discrimination

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

Nov 9th 2017, 6:05 PM 24,078 Views 161 Comments

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
# Equality
# Equality

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

Nov 9th 2017, 3:27 PM 26,566 Views 115 Comments

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'
# Discrimination
# Discrimination

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

Nov 8th 2017, 8:49 PM 13,566 Views 53 Comments

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'
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Nov 1st 2017, 7:00 AM 39,297 Views 46 Comments

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
# Sectarian Jibe
# Sectarian Jibe

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

Oct 25th 2017, 5:58 PM 23,981 Views 50 Comments

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
# Birmingham
# Birmingham

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

Oct 13th 2017, 9:35 PM 16,956 Views 81 Comments

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'
# Bisexual Visibility Day
# Bisexual Visibility Day

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

Sep 23rd 2017, 8:30 PM 9,475 Views 97 Comments

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
# Job Application
# Job Application

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

Sep 14th 2017, 4:34 PM 26,246 Views 0 Comments

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
# Aeroflot
# Aeroflot

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

Sep 7th 2017, 2:46 PM 16,156 Views 12 Comments

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
# Endometriosis
# Endometriosis

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

Aug 23rd 2017, 6:01 AM 49,493 Views 0 Comments

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'
# Workplace Relations
# Workplace Relations

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

Jul 24th 2017, 12:13 PM 96,927 Views 156 Comments

“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'
# Column
# Column

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

Jun 5th 2017, 3:00 PM 4,646 Views 40 Comments

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
# Criminal Damage
# Criminal Damage

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

May 21st 2017, 2:45 PM 60,075 Views 74 Comments

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
# Discrimination
# Discrimination

Dublin gay bar The George vandalised with homophobic, Nazi graffiti

May 20th 2017, 4:48 PM 57,865 Views 172 Comments

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

# discrimination - Wednesday 17 May, 2017

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

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

May 17th 2017, 5:44 PM 45,944 Views 0 Comments

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

# discrimination - Tuesday 16 May, 2017

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

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

May 16th 2017, 6:05 AM 22,974 Views 75 Comments

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

# discrimination - Thursday 11 May, 2017

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

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

May 11th 2017, 6:04 AM 41,084 Views 16 Comments

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