Employment Equality Act 1998

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The Employment Equality Act deals with access to employment and training. The Act protects against discrimination on the following nine grounds: gender, marital status, family status, age, disability, religion, race, sexual orientation, and membership of the Traveller community. The Act covers private and public sector employees as well as applicants for employment and training. The publication of discriminatory advertisements is also prohibited under this legislation.

Date:18 Jun 1998
Legislation Type:Act (IE)
Geographic Focus:Ireland
In Force:Yes
Keywords:Adult, Child, Discrimination (Direct), Discrimination (Indirect), Discrimination (Racial), Employment, Gender, Sex, Victimisation
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