Employment Equality Law - 1st Edition, by Marguerite Bolger, Claire Bruton and Cliona Kimber

Author: Marguerite Bolger
Author: Claire Bruton
Author: Cliona Kimber
Publisher: Round Hall
Publication Date: 05/12/2012
ISBN: 9781858005911
Jurisdiction: Ireland

Employment Equality Law covers not just sex equality, but all aspects of employment equality law covered by the Employment Equality Acts 1998-2011. It covers Irish law, as well as EU law and decisions of the European Court of Justice, and on occasion, important precedents from other jurisdictions.

It provides a detailed consideration of the Employment Equality Acts 1998-2011 and the area of non-discrimination law in Irish and EU law. It covers Irish law, as well as EU law (including the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union) and decisions of the Court of Justice of the European Union, and important precedents from other jurisdictions. It presents the sometimes complex concepts and procedures in employment equality in a practical and accessible manner as well as giving a deeper perspective to those that want it.

Key Features:

  • Provides insights into the law of employment equality and deal the theories and policies underlying equality law
  • Presents employment equality in a practical and accessible manner alongside deeper analysis and understanding of the complex issues that arise in this area of law and practice
  • Present invaluable discussion on practical areas such as pensions, age discrimination, pregnancy discrimination and disability discrimination as well as practice and procedure will be discussed in depth
  • Provides relevant and up to date case law on issues within employment equality litigation. Including analysis all significant case law from the Equality Tribunal (e.g. Five Named Complainants v Hospira and O'Brien v Persian Properties), Labour Court (e.g. Valpeters v Melbury Developments and ASTI v Dunbar), High Court (e.g. Donnellan v Minister for Justice and County Louth VEC v Equality Tribunal ) and the Court of Justice of the European Union (e.g. McKenna, Mangold, Coleman, Test-Achats and K'c'kdeveci)

Up to date

  • Consider the provisions of the Employment Equality Acts 1998-2011, and the three EU Employment Equality Directives
  • Highlights significant developments posed by the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union
  • Discusses the proposed changes envisaged by the Workplace Relations Bill
  • Analyses the principles from Irish and European jurisprudence alongside the theories and policies underlying equality law and practice

About the Authors

The authors bring their experience in practising before the Irish courts and tribunals and the Court of Justice of the European Union and in, lecturing and research at national and European level to the subject.

Marguerite Bolger is a Senior Counsel.

Claire Bruton is a barrister.

Cliona Kimber is a barrister.