Equality Law in the Workplace (originally titled: Employment Equality Law in Ireland) considers the equality issues that employers need to be aware of and deal with on a daily basis. This practical book covers pre-employment, during employment and post employment in Ireland.
Alastair Purdy, Partner at Purdy FitzGerald started his early career with the Irish Business and Employers Confederation (IBEC) where he represented major domestic and international companies on all Employment Law related matters. He has held senior HR positions in industry including being the General Manager HR ACC Bank, the Group Head of HR Dunnes Stores and the World Wide HR Director (Manufacturing) for Analog Devices. In 2006 Alastair set up his own Solicitors Practice, with the purpose of bringing his unique blend of practical and legal advice to employers.
Contents Part A: The Framework of Employment Equality Law Chapter 1: Institutions and Agencies of the EU and Ireland Chapter 2: The Irish Constitution Chapter 3: European Union Law Chapter 4: The Employment Equality Acts 1998-2011 Part B: Recruitment, Employment and Redundancy Chapter 5: Pre-Employment Equality Issues Chapter 6: Aspects of the Employment Relationship Chapter 7: Victimisation Chapter 8: Harassment and Sexual Harassment Chapter 9: Equal Pay Chapter 10: Post Employment Equality Issues Part C: Discrimination: The Nine Grounds Chapter 11: Gender Chapter 12: Civil Status Chapter 13: Family Status Chapter 14: Sexual Orientation Chapter 15: Religious Belief Chapter 16: Age Chapter 17: Disability Chapter 18: Race Chapter 19: Membership of the Traveller Community Part D: Enforcing Equality Rights Chapter 20: Taking a Claim Chapter 21: The Burden of Proof Chapter 22: Remedies and Costs Appendix 1: Workplace relations complaint form Appendix 2: Form EE1 Appendix 3: Form EE2 Index