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#Discrimination

# discrimination - Yesterday’s News

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# discrimination - Thursday 17 November, 2016

Irish Travellers win discrimination case after Wetherspoon's pub refuses them entry

They said they were turned away because they had come from the Traveller conference which was being held next door.

# discrimination - Saturday 5 November, 2016

Uganda blames British colonialism for its anti-gay sex laws

It told the UN this week that it doesn’t tolerate such discrimination.

# discrimination - Tuesday 25 October, 2016

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The owners of Ashers Bakery were found guilty of discrimination.

# discrimination - Saturday 22 October, 2016

Parents awarded €9,000 after school refused their son's life-saving allergy medicine

The boy suffers from severe allergic reactions after ingestion of wheat-based foods followed by physical exercise.

# discrimination - Thursday 15 September, 2016

Michelle Mulherin accuses GAA of discrimination after failing to get an All-Ireland ticket at the last minute

A GAA spokesman said that it’s not true to say their ticketing rules have changed since the 2015 final, when Dublin dethroned champions Kerry.

# discrimination - Tuesday 23 August, 2016

Teenage boy awarded €5,500 after management stops him bringing assistance dog to school WRC

Teenage boy awarded €5,500 after management stops him bringing assistance dog to school

Luke Kelly-Melia suffers from cerebral palsy and was given the assistance dog as a result.

# discrimination - Tuesday 9 August, 2016

Drivers 'spat at, punched and kicked' in racist incidents on public transport

There were 240 racist incidents reported in Ireland last year, and a fifth took place on our public transport system.

# discrimination - Saturday 23 July, 2016

Treatment of sick inmates in focus after death by heart attack of 65-year-old prisoner

Criticisms are contained in a report into the death of a 65-year-old man at the prison last year.

# discrimination - Monday 4 July, 2016

European court advised to find Trinity lecturer was discriminated against for being gay

David Parris has taken Trinity College to the European Court of Justice over its refusal to transfer his pension to his partner of 30 years in the event of his death.

# discrimination - Tuesday 17 May, 2016

"We must demand true equality": Canada introduces new laws protecting transgender people

“We are still witnesses, and in some cases, victims of injustices,” said Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

# discrimination - Tuesday 1 March, 2016

179 children taken out of school by parents over rumours one boy is HIV-positive

The rumours emerged after the boy’s father died of tuberculosis and kidney failure.

# discrimination - Monday 22 February, 2016

Muslim woman has bottle thrown at her in racist Dublin attack

A new report from the Immigrant Council of Ireland highlights anti-Muslim racism in the capital.

# discrimination - Thursday 21 January, 2016

American Muslims sue airline for €10 million after being kicked off flight

The men were ejected from a flight Toronto to New York last month, allegedly because the pilot was “uneasy” about them.

# discrimination - Tuesday 19 January, 2016

€47,000 payout for woman who was discriminated against because she was pregnant

An Equality Tribunal found that the woman had been discriminated against on grounds of her gender and family situation by her employer, the National Cancer Registry Board.

# discrimination - Monday 18 January, 2016

Four men allegedly kicked off a flight for looking ‘too Muslim’

The men were travelling from Toronto to New York.

# discrimination - Saturday 12 December, 2015

People with black-sounding names have a harder time finding rooms on AirBnB, research shows

Profiles using names like Kristen and Brad had an easier time booking accommodation than profiles using names like Tamika and Jamal.

# discrimination - Friday 4 December, 2015

WATCH: US cop places gun in black man’s mouth ‘to show off to his friends’

“I dare you to f**king fight me, son…I just came from Iraq and I’m not scared of none of y’all.”

# discrimination - Thursday 29 October, 2015

Gay couple asked to leave Dublin restaurant for holding hands

The shocking allegation comes just five months after the country legalised marriage for homosexual couples.

# discrimination - Sunday 25 October, 2015

School ordered to pay €4,000 compensation after discriminating against separated dad

The complainant had been asked to provide legal evidence of his custody rights.

# discrimination - Saturday 26 September, 2015

Woman put on leave after telling employer she was pregnant awarded €12,000

The company claimed there was no suitable alternative work for her.

# discrimination - Sunday 23 August, 2015

‘She called me handicapped and spat in my face’: Abuse faced by Irish people with intellectual disabilities

Workshops are being held in Dublin to help people with intellectual disabilities deal with bullying behaviour.

# discrimination - Thursday 13 August, 2015

Dublin hotel tells homeless family not to use front door

Families in emergency accommodation were issued with strict rules restricting their access to hotel facilities.

# discrimination - Friday 17 July, 2015

Minimum-wage employee who was working 70 hour weeks while heavily pregnant receives €55,000 in compensation

Polish national Ewelina Gacek has won her case against €uro 50 store at the Equality Tribunal.

# discrimination - Wednesday 8 July, 2015

Government slammed after mother of surrogate baby denied benefit

The woman who brought the case was refused benefits as she did not meet the requirement of having been pregnant.

# discrimination - Monday 6 July, 2015

‘They put me down on the ground because I was with a group of black people’

A study by the Immigrant Council of Ireland has led to calls for a better complaints system for migrants who experience discrimination at the hands of public officials.

# discrimination - Friday 19 June, 2015

Woman overlooked for promotion due to maternity leave awarded €70k

The employee says the insurance company said ‘bring it on’ when she said she would go to the Equality Tribunal.

# discrimination - Monday 1 June, 2015

America’s highest court just sided with a Muslim girl denied an Abercrombie ‘model’ job

Samantha Elauf, then 17, was rejected because her headscarf didn’t fit with the company’s “look policy”.

# discrimination - Thursday 28 May, 2015

Bakery in ‘gay cake’ row to appeal discrimination ruling

The McCarthur family said they came to the decision after consulting legal advisers.

# discrimination - Friday 22 May, 2015

Ashers bakery to stick to birthday cakes after gay cake row

The company doesn’t want any more controversy.

# discrimination - Monday 18 May, 2015

Travellers to get £3000 each after being refused entry to pub

JD Wetherspoon had denied any wrongdoing.

# discrimination - Wednesday 6 May, 2015

It’s not easy getting work in Ireland if your skin is the wrong colour…

Non-nationals and certain ethnicities are reporting worrying (and varying) levels of employer bias, and apparently the recession has nothing to do with it.

# discrimination - Friday 17 April, 2015

“If you were loyal to the company, your pregnancy would not be an issue”

Agnieszka Sobczyk has been awarded €10,000 in compensation after being fired.

# discrimination - Thursday 16 April, 2015

From The Daily Edge A student was banned from class because her hair was too ginger Ginger Power

A student was banned from class because her hair was too ginger

This would put Irish schools out of business, WHAT.

# discrimination - Monday 30 March, 2015

‘We must never come close to having anything like Whites Only signs again’

Apple CEO Tim Cook has hit out at religious freedom laws.

# discrimination - Saturday 14 March, 2015

Muslim teachers will be allowed to wear their headscarves in class

The issue has been a major topic of debate in Germany.

# discrimination - Friday 20 February, 2015

McDonald’s did not discriminate against an Irish woman because of her nationality

The Equality Tribunal said that the majority of staff in fast food are not Irish.

# discrimination - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

From Business ETC ‘Bosses need to be treated equally to – if not better than – employees’ Self-employed

‘Bosses need to be treated equally to – if not better than – employees’

The Small Firms Association wants an end to ‘discrimination’ against the self-employed.

# discrimination - Monday 19 January, 2015

Teacher says nun asked “What about the homos?” during job interview

The teacher was awarded €54,000 for discrimination after she applied for the job as school principal.

# discrimination - Thursday 11 December, 2014

South Dublin County Council votes to recognise Travellers as an ethnic minority

Francis Timmons proposed the motion, describing it as “one of Ireland’s biggest human rights issues”.

# discrimination - Thursday 30 October, 2014

“Schools are not data-processing centres”: Irish bishops want ‘balance’ in discrimination debate

Aodhán Ó’Ríordáin has promised to amend Section 37.

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