A State agency has been ordered to pay €5,000 to a mother currently living in a Direct Provision centre over its discriminatory race refusal to issue her with a learner driving licence.
Finding that the hotel discriminated against all three because they are Travellers under the Equal Status Act, Mr Dolan stated that the evidence presented by the hotel “lacks a level of credibility”.
A facilities services company has been ordered to pay €7,500 to a cleaner for discriminating against the worker following her return to work after undergoing gastric band surgery to deal with a weight problem.
A secondary school has been ordered to pay €3,500 to a Transition Year (TY) student with a life-threatening nut allergy over discriminating against her when not allowing her to go on a school trip to France.
An airport worker who slipped into an aircraft hold for a sleep could have died after he was mistakenly locked in by a colleague shortly before the aircraft was due to take off, the Workplace Relations Commission has heard.
A father has failed in a discrimination action against a primary school over its refusal to allow his daughter, who is a diabetic, attend a soccer blitz as she didn't have a spare insulin pen.
The Dublin Airport Authority (daa) sacked a long-serving airport police officer (APO) after he wrongly claimed €250 in lost cash that was handed into him by an airline passenger.
A facilities firm has been ordered to pay €30,000 to a female catering assistant who had her bottom pinched by a chef/manager in a series of sexual harassment incidents involving the senior male employee.
A primary school has been ordered to pay a deputy principal €93,498 compensation after it discriminated against her because she is a woman in a contest with a male colleague for a school principal’s post.