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 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 Council of Europe says there's still 'significant discrimination' towards Travellers in Ireland. In a new report, it says Travellers are 38 times more likely to experience discrimination in pubs compared to other 'white-Irish' people.
A shop owner who reprimanded a pregnant employee about her appearance and said that she needed to look better and appear happy has been ordered to pay €18,000 in a pregnancy discrimination case.
Cases before the Workplace Relations Commission show discrimination by schools of children with special requirements is not uncommon. It shows mixed up priorities on the part of schools, where children should be the primary concern at all times, writes