Equality in work

  • Employment equality legisation makes discrimination illegal in certain employment-related areas.
  • The law protects employees against bullying at work. This page explains the law and your rights if you think you are being bullied at work

  • The law protects employees from harassment and sexual harrassment at work. Find out how the law protects you and what to do if you are being subjected to one or more of these types of harassment.

  • Under employment equality legislation you must get equal pay for like work. Find out about your rights and how to make a claim for equal pay.

  • The Workplace Relations Commission deals with all complaints of discrimination in employment and access to goods and services which come under equality legislation.
    This document is in: Enforcement and redress

  • The Commission promotes and protects human rights and equality. In some cases, it can assist you to further human rights issues by assisting with legal proceedings.
    This document is in: Law and rights