Tag Archives: Sex Discrimination

Industrial relations concerns cannot on their own justify sex discrimination

In Kenny and ors –v- Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform and ors the ECJ has held that the industrial relations concerns of an employer cannot be the sole basis in which it seeks to justify indirect sex discrimination … Continue reading

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Reporting on gender balance

The Government has recently published new regulations requiring quoted companies to report on gender balance and diversity, at board and management level and companies as a whole.   At the same time EU commissioners have postponed plans to impose quotas for … Continue reading

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Obligatory Equal Pay Audits proposed for employers who lose equal pay claims

Employers who lose sex discrimination cases will be required to carry out equal pay audits across their workforce and may also be ordered by tribunals to publish a comparison of men and women’s earnings across their entire business. These proposals … Continue reading

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How to treat Mr or Mrs Blogs

Where an employer treats a married person less favourably because of whom they are married to, can this amount to unlawful discrimination? Yes, was the answer given by the EAT in the recent case of Dunn v Institute of Cemetery … Continue reading

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