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The Employment Equality Act 1998 (Ireland).

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Show simple item record Buckley, Lucy Ann en 2011-03-23T13:20:14Z en 2011-03-23T13:20:14Z en 2000-09 en
dc.identifier.citation Buckley, L. A. (2000). The Employment Equality Act 1998 (Ireland). Industrial Law Journal, 29, 273-279. en
dc.identifier.issn 0305-9332 en
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dc.description.abstract The Employment Equality Act, 1998, came into force in Ireland on 18 October 1999, following a prolonged period of preparation necessary to establish the new equality enforcement mechanisms and bodies prescribed by the Act. The Act effectively replicates much of the previous legislation repealed by it, but also implements enormous changes in Irish law. It introduces an entire new range of prohibited grounds for discrimination, a new court structure and explicit measures on sexual and other forms of harassment, and it is on these features that this note will concentrate. Unfortunately, the Act is structurally cumbersome, and there is reason to fear that the impact of some reformatory provisions will be vitiated by exclusions and qualifications. en
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dc.publisher Oxford University Press en
dc.subject Law en
dc.subject Employment en
dc.subject Equality en
dc.subject Employment Equality Act, 1998 (Ireland) en
dc.title The Employment Equality Act 1998 (Ireland). en
dc.type Article en
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