University College Dublin was ordered to pay sociologist Dr Anne Cleary €30,000 and promote her retrospectively to senior lecturer from February 15th, 2015. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

University College Dublin has been ordered to pay €30,000 to an academic after it was found to have discriminated against her when passing her over fo(...)

According to the account of proceedings published by the tribunal, Ms A, who was 17 when she started in B&Q in Naas, was told by her human resources manager and her supervisor not to speak to her mother, who worked as a cashier in the store

From the first day in June 2008 when she started work in B&Q Ireland, Ms A, as she has been identified by the Equality Tribunal, felt victimised. (...)

The B&Q store in Naas, Co Kildare:  a now 22-year-old was awarded almost €30,000 arising out of her treatment by a supervisor at the  store. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

A woman who was given the maximum award of two years’ salary for sexual harassment by the Equality Tribunal is taking a High Court case for damages ag(...)

A teenage girl who was subjected to physical and verbal sexual harassment at work has received the maximum award of two years’ salary from the Equalit(...)