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Monday 27 March 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Discrimination

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# 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.
# 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.
# Workplace Relations
Dublin bakery's refusal to make anti-gay marriage cake 'was not discrimination'
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.
# 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.
# Discrimination
Dublin gay bar The George vandalised with homophobic, Nazi graffiti
The graffiti was first reported just after 10am this morning.
# 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.
# 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.
# 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.
'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.
'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.
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.
# 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.
# 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.
# 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.
# 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.
# Your Say
Poll: Do you agree with the verdict in the gay cake row?
The owners of Ashers Bakery were found guilty of discrimination.
# 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.
# 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.
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.
# 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.
# 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.
# 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.
# 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.
# 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.
# 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.
# 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.
# 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.
# Discrimination
Four men allegedly kicked off a flight for looking 'too Muslim'
The men were travelling from Toronto to New York.
# 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.
# 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.”
# 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.
# 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.
# 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.
# 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.
# 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.
# 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.
# 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.
# 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.
# 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.