Making a complaint under the Employment Equality Acts

How to make a complaint under the Employment Equality Acts 1998 – 2015 (EEA)

Discrimination in the workplace can happen when your employer, workmate, or a company you are applying to, treat you less favourably than another person, because of who you are.

The EEA outlaws certain kinds of discrimination under nine specific grounds.  It does not cover every form of discrimination.

If you believe you have been discriminated against under any of the nine grounds covered by the EEA, you can make a complaint to the Workplace Relations Commission.

You can do this in stages:

Information on this website can help you to decide about making a complaint.  You can also find out: