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Adding a discriminatory ground of socio-economic status to the Employment Acts 1999-2015 and the Status Acts 2000-2015

Adding a discriminatory ground of socio-economic status to the Employment Acts 1999-2015 and the Status Acts 2000-2015

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This research - which has been commissioned by the Department of Justice, Equality Division - involves:

  • A review of literature that analyses the inclusion of socio-economic status as a discriminatory ground under Irish or EU member state equality legislation; 
  • A review and analysis of primary sources, principally in the form of case law and legislative provisions, across the EU member states.

Co-Investigators

Dr Judy Walsh

Associate Prof. Ursula Barry (Emeritus)

For more information please email Judy.Walsh@ucd.ie 

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