Bill entitled an Act to make further provision for the promotion of equality between employed persons; to make further provision with respect to discrimination in, and in connection with, employment, vocational training and membership of certain bodies; to make further provision in connection with Council Directive No. 75/117/EEC on the approximation of the laws of the member states relating to the application of the principle of equal pay for men and women and Council Directive No. 76/207/EEC on the implementation of the principle of equal treatment for men and women as regards access to employment, vocational training and promotion, and working conditions; to make further provision with respect to harassment in employment and in the workplace; to change the name and constitution of the Employment Equality Agency and provide for the administration by that body of various matters pertaining to this Act; to establish procedures for the investigation and remedying of various matters arising under this Act; to repeal the Anti-Discrimination (Pay) Act, 1974, and the Employment Equality Act, 1977 and to provide for related matters

Last updated: 18 Jun 1998

Sponsored by: Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform

Source: Government

Originating House: Seanad Éireann

History of this Act

Seanad Éireann
Dáil Éireann
Enacted Bill
  • Seanad First Stage

    27 Nov 1997

    Seanad First Stage

    The Bill is initiated or presented to the House

    27 Nov 1997

    Completed

  • Seanad Second Stage

    12 Feb 1998

    Seanad Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    12 Feb 1998

    Completed

  • Seanad Third Stage

    18 Feb 1998

    Seanad Third Stage

    The Bill is examined section by section and amendments may be made (Also known as Committee Stage)

    18 Feb 1998

    Completed

  • Seanad Fourth Stage

    5 Mar 1998

    Seanad Fourth Stage

    Amendments arising out of Committee Stage are considered (Also known as Report Stage)

    5 Mar 1998

    Completed

  • Seanad Fifth Stage

    5 Mar 1998

    Seanad Fifth Stage

    Final statements on the Bill are made and it is set down for Second Stage in the Dáil (Also known as Final Stage)

    5 Mar 1998

    Completed

  • Dáil First Stage

    n/a

    Dáil First Stage

    The Bill is deemed to have passed Dáil First Stage

    n/a

    Completed

  • Dáil Second Stage

    26 Mar 1998

    Dáil Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    26 Mar 1998

    Completed

  • Dáil Third Stage

    13 May 1998

    Dáil Third Stage

    The Bill is examined section by section and amendments may be made (Also known as Committee Stage)

    13 May 1998

    Completed

  • Dáil Fourth Stage

    9 Jun 1998

    Dáil Fourth Stage

    Amendments arising out of Committee Stage are considered (Also known as Report Stage)

    9 Jun 1998

    Completed

  • Dáil Fifth Stage

    9 Jun 1998

    Dáil Fifth Stage

    Final statements on the Bill are made (Also known as Final Stage)

    9 Jun 1998

    Completed

  • Enacted

    18 Jun 1998

    Enacted

    The Bill is signed into law by the President

    18 Jun 1998

    Current Stage

 

18 Jun 1998

Employment Equality Act 1998

18 Jun 1998

An tAcht um Chomhionannas Fostaíochta 1998

Debates

11 Jun 1998

Seanad Éireann

Employment Equality Bill, 1997 [ Seanad Bill amended by Dáil ]: Report and Final Stages.

9 Jun 1998

Dáil Éireann

Employment Equality Bill, 1997 [ Seanad ]: Report and Final Stages.

28 May 1998

Dáil Éireann

Employment Equality Bill, 1997: Report of Select Committee.

28 May 1998

Select Committee On Justice, Equality And Women’S Rights

Employment Equality Bill, 1997 [Seanad]: Committee Stage (Resumed).

13 May 1998

Select Committee On Justice, Equality And Women’S Rights

Employment Equality Bill, 1997: Committee Stage.

29 Apr 1998

Dáil Éireann

Employment Equality Bill, 1997 [ Seanad ]: Referral to Select Committee.

29 Apr 1998

Dáil Éireann

Employment Equality Bill, l997 [ Seanad ]: Second Stage (Resumed).

29 Apr 1998

Dáil Éireann

Employment Equality Bill, 1997 [ Seanad ]: Second Stage (Resumed).

26 Mar 1998

Dáil Éireann

Employment Equality Bill, 1997 [ Seanad ]: Second Stage.

5 Mar 1998

Seanad Éireann

Employment Equality Bill, 1997: Report and Final Stages.

26 Feb 1998

Seanad Éireann

Employment Equality Bill, 1997: Committee Stage (Resumed).

18 Feb 1998

Seanad Éireann

Employment Equality Bill, 1997: Committee Stage.

12 Feb 1998

Seanad Éireann

Employment Equality Bill, 1997: Second Stage.

12 Feb 1998

Seanad Éireann

Employment Equality Bill, 1997: Order for Second Stage.