|Name:||Employment Equality Act (No. 21 of 1998).|
|Subject(s):||Equality of opportunity and treatment|
|Type of legislation:||Law, Act|
|Entry into force:|
|Published on:||Official Gazette, Acts, 81 p.
|Bibliography:||Official Gazette, Acts, 81 p.
Legislation on-line Irish Statute Book, Ireland PDF of Act (consulted on 2015-02-26)
Legislation on-line Law Reform Commission, Ireland PDF of Act as revised to S.I. No. 126 of 2016 (consulted on 2017-05-31)
|Abstract/Citation:||Prohibits discrimination on the grounds of sex, family or marital status, religion, sexual orientation, race, age, disability, and membership in a traveller community on the part of employers, vocational training institutions, trade unions, employers' organizations, or employment agencies. Part III sets forth specific provisions regarding equality between men and women, including in matters related to equal remuneration and sexual harassment.
Also repeals the Employment Equality Act, 1977.