NUIG has  “unreservedly accepted” the ruling of the Equality Tribunal which found  Dr Micheline Sheehy Skeffington (centre) had been discriminated against in her application for a senior lecturership in 2009. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Siptu trade union members on NUI Galway’s academic staff may push for an independent “equality audit” of university posts.About 230 academics who are (...)

Dr Micheline Sheehy Skeffington  has sent an open invitation to fellow NUIG staff to join her at lunchtime on Tuesday in support of three “conditions” which will be presented to the university’s governing body.

Scientist Dr Micheline Sheehy Skeffington - who recently won a discrimination case against NUI Galway (NUIG) - aims to fill the university’s quadrangl(...)

Micheline Sheehy Skeffington: the botanist will use her €70,000 award to help the five other women who were also shortlisted for promotion with her but got no further in the process. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Towards the end of November Dr Micheline Sheehy Skeffington won a landmark case against her former employer of 34 years, NUI Galway. The Equality Trib(...)

Micheline Sheehy Skeffington (fourth from left)  at NUI Galway yesterday with, from left: Dr Margaret Hodgins, Dr Adrienne Gorman, Dr Elizabeth Tilley, Dr Sylvie Lannegrand and Dr Roisin Healey. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Scientist Dr Micheline Sheehy Skeffington says she plans to use a €70,000 award ordered by the Equality Tribunal to help five other female academics w(...)

 Dr Micheline Sheehy Skeffington of NUI Galway:  a long-serving and widely published lecturer who missed out on promotion in 2009 after a process described by the tribunal as “ramshackle”.

A botanist at NUI Galway has said she has “struck a blow for all female academics” after the Equality Tribunal found she was discriminated against o(...)

The operator of a Go Safe speed-monitoring van who suffered depression and anxiety after his vehicle was set alight has been awarded €28,000 by the Eq(...)

 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(...)

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