Legislation and Acts

Irish and European Legislation and Acts

Act

Date

Employment Equality Acts

1998 to 2011

http://www.irishstatutebook.ie/eli/1998/act/21/enacted/en/html

Equal Status Act

2000

http://www.irishstatutebook.ie/eli/2000/act/8/enacted/en/html

Equality Act

2004

http://www.irishstatutebook.ie/eli/2004/act/24/enacted/en/html

Equal Status (Amendment) Act

2012

http://www.irishstatutebook.ie/eli/2012/act/41/enacted/en/html

Article 23 of the United Nations Declaration of Human Rights

Everyone has the right to work, to free choice of employment, to just and favourable conditions of work and to protection against unemployment.

http://www.un.org/en/universal-declaration-human-rights/

EU Legislation

Employer’s not obliged to provide special treatment or facilities if cost of doing so is dispropriate / excessive

http://eur-lex.europa.eu/LexUriServ/LexUriServ.do?uri=CELEX:32000L0078:EN:HTML

Disability Act

2005

http://www.irishstatutebook.ie/eli/2005/act/14/enacted/en/html

This is not an exhaustive list - please do email us at info@employerdisability.ie if you have any suggestions of other organisations that could be included.