The Workplace Relations Committee found the bank discriminated against the couple on the grounds of race. File photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

A bank in Ireland has been ordered to pay €20,000 to an Iranian couple in business here over demanding that they not transfer any funds to bank accoun(...)

The woman’s colleague asked her: “I heard cats and dogs are the main meat sources of Asians, so do you like eating them?” File photograph: Getty Images

A woman who was asked by a senior colleague at an accountancy firm if she liked eating cats and dogs as they are the main meat sources for Asian peopl(...)

The International Transport Federation has called on Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan to suspend a scheme allowing non-EEA fishermen to crew Irish boats. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

KITTY HOLLAND Social Affairs Correspondent Sixteen fishermen from outside the EU, who gardaí suspect have been trafficked for exploitation in the i(...)

RTÉ presenter Sharon Ní Bheoláin said she was paid ‘considerably less’ than Bryan Dobson

Companies will be obliged to detail the difference in pay for male and female employees, under new plans being considered by the Government. The prop(...)

Nearly 2,000 Siptu airport staff are due to vote on a proposed four-year pay deal that would put them in line for a pay rise of 8.5 per cent. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Nearly 2,000 staff at airport operator DAA are to receive pay increases of 8.5 per cent over a period of just over four years under new proposals brok(...)

The local authority said the incident was  “totally unacceptable and injurious to the council”. Photograph: Alan Betson

Two council waste management employees were caught red-handed by a member of the public illegally dumping a mattress and a sofa on a public footpath. (...)

The Labour Court found that Martine O’Sullivan was treated less favourably because of her pregnancy when she was not allowed to return to work at the end of her maternity leave. Photograph: Alan Betson

A Co Mayo GP has been ordered to pay a former practice secretary €27,500 after it was found he discriminated against her when dismissing her while she(...)

Had industrial action at Lufthansa Technik’s Shannon facility taken place in February, the company said it would have been breaching a 28-year-old agreement. Photograph: iStock

Lufthansa Technik told the Government in January that threatened strike action by staff at its aircraft maintenance operation would threaten the futur(...)

Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission chief commissioner Emily Logan: “Many people now wish to continue to work for longer.” Photograph: Dave Meehan

Ireland’s equality watchdog has issued guidance on the use of compulsory retirement ages which it warned could be a form of discrimination. Under Iri(...)

Clerys was closed in June 2015 and 460 people lost their jobs. Photograph: Eric Luke

A High Court challenge has been brought over a lower court’s decision to strike out charges linked to redundancies at Clerys department store in Dubli(...)

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