Emily Logan has been appointed to lead the new Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

After 10 years as Ombudsman for Children, Emily Logan is to become chief commissioner of a new State body responsible for promoting the human rights a(...)

Minister for Jobs and Enterprise Richard Bruton speaking yesterday after Cabinet approval of the Workplace Relations Bill 2014. Photograph: Alan Betson

A new industrial relations structure, under the remit of five existing State agencies merged into two, will be in place by the end of the year, follo(...)

Marie Cunningham leaving the Four Courts yesterday. Photograph: Collins

Computer giant Intel has claimed the Labour Court wrongly refused to admit new evidence in a case where one of its managers alleged she was discrimina(...)

Computer firm Intel is contesting a decision by the   Labour Court to refuse to admit new evidence in a case brought by oa manager who alleges she was discriminated against following her return to work after pregnancy.

Computer chip giant Intel claims the Labour Court was wrong to refuse to admit new evidence in a case brought by one of its managers who alleges she w(...)

Lisa Mullen’s former employer is said to have commented, when she was telling clients  of her  pregnancy:  “Yes, and to be honest, lads, I am not too happy about this. She was meant to stop after her first two . . . ”

A financial controller demoted to a debt collector role after taking maternity leave has been awarded €80,000 by the Equality Tribunal. Lisa Mu(...)

Parents  claimed their son received unfair treatment as he was of Church of Ireland faith and a majority of other pupils were of the Catholic faith. Photograph: Getty/stock

Parents who complained of less-favourable treatment shown to their son by a Gaelscoil have been awarded €750 by the Equality Tribunal. T(...)

Mary Stokes, pictured leaving the Four Courts after the opening day of a Supreme Court action taken by her on behalf of her son, John Stokes. Pic: Collins

A teenage Traveller has asked the Supreme Court to uphold a challenge to a secondary school’s admission policy of giving priority to sons of past pupi(...)

Deirdre Katherine O’Byrne (44) feels ’vindicated’ after she was awarded €5,000 by the Equality Tribunal

A transgender woman has won a discrimination case against AIB because it refused to alter the name on her bank account after she had legally change(...)

Labour Relations Commission chief executive Kieran Mulvey: rigours demanded of pension funds in the current economic climate and investment environment “have made this area very difficult to address through normal industrial relations channels. Photograph: Eric Luke

The Labour Relations Commission has been involved in dealing with almost 40 disputes over pensions in the last two years, its chief executive Kieran M(...)

A woman whose child was born as a result of a surrogacy arrangement has brought a High Court action alleging the State’s refusal to pay her maternity benefit amounts to unlawful discrimination. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien.

A woman whose child was born as a result of a surrogacy arrangement has brought a High Court action alleging the State’s refusal to pay her maternity (...)