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The Equality Act, 2004

The Equality Act 2004 amends the Employment Equality Act, 1998 and enhances its anti-discrimination provisions. These acts are known together as the Employment Equality Acts 1998 and 2004 and cover the following aspects of employment: advertising, equal pay, access to employment, promotion or re-grading, dismissal, as well as other issues. They promote equality, prohibit discrimination, prohibit sexual harassment and harassment, require appropriate measures for people with disabilities in relation to access, participation and training in employment. The Equality infrastructure in Ireland is built around the Employment Equalty Act, 1998, the Equal Status Act, 2000 and the Equality Act, 2004.


Government of Ireland


No. 24 of 2004, Equality Act, 2004