Equality Law in the Workplace

By Alastair Purdy

Equality Law in the Workplace considers the equality issues that employers in Ireland need to be aware of, as well as deal with, on a daily basis, not only while someone is actively employed, but also certain concerns that can arise at either the pre-employment or post-employment stage. In five sections, the book examines: (I) Irish Legislation: Employment Equality Act 1998 * Equality Act 2004 * Civil Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2011 * Civil Partnership and Certain Rights and Obligations of Cohabitants Act 2010 * Employment Equality Act 1998 (S 76 Right to Information) *** (II) Fair Employment: Code of Practice Harassment, Order 208/2012 *** (III) Definition of Discrimination *** (IV) Pre-Employment: Advertisement * Job Descriptions * Application Forms v. CVs * Shortlisting * Interviews * Feedback * Pre-Employment Medicals * References - Taking Up * Criminal Record Checks * Alcohol/Drug Testing * Professional Qualifications - Proof of * Immigration Checks * Restrictive Covenants *** (V) Employment: Terms of Employment * Offer Letter * Contract * Discrimination - Nine Grounds * Victimization * Social Media * Equal Pay * Institutions * Claims - Time Limits * EE1 + EE2 * Mediation * Burden of Proof * References - Post Employment * Defamation * Remedies * Records. [Subject: Irish Law, Human Rights Law, Employment Law]


300 pages

Publication Date: 10/22/2015
Format: Paper
ISBN: 9781780432519