Fair Employment Monitoring - Employers Failure to Provide Information to ECNI

Posted in : Seamus Says - Employment Law Discussion on 4 October 2019
Seamus McGranaghan
O'Reilly Stewart Solicitors

In relation to fair employment monitoring, what is the law in relation to reporting back to the Equality Commission where employers refuse to provide information?

Is there any leeway or requirement for employers to make assumptions, or must they simply report that X number refused to supply information on religious background?

Seamus: Well, the short answer is that there is an opportunity in terms of making assumptions, but there is an actual set piece of guidance in relation to this issue. Legislative wise, what we go back to is we go back to FETO with the Fair Employment and Treatment

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Seamus McGranaghan
O'Reilly Stewart Solicitors

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