Age discrimination categories

All items: Age discrimination

  • Age discrimination legislation and its impact on the workplace

    30 September 2016

    We take a look at some of the employment law cases that have tested the legislation since Regulations were introduced to tackle the unfair treatment of UK employees of all ages 10 years ago.

  • No age discrimination where overqualified job applicant rejected

    30 September 2016

    An employment tribunal, in Jones v Care UK Clinical Services Ltd, has held that a job candidate who was rejected for being overqualified was not subject to age discrimination.

  • ECJ ruling on vexatious discrimination claims

    25 August 2016

    In Kratzer v R+V Allgemeine Versicherung AG, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) held that an individual does not fall within the protection of EU discrimination law if he or she applies for an employment vacancy with the sole purpose of obtaining compensation and not the post itself.

  • Podcast: Abolition of retirement age - five years on

    5 August 2016

    Believe it or not, it is now five years since the default retirement age was scrapped. Has its removal had as big an impact on employers as many feared?

  • Brexit and bullying at work

    13 July 2016

    The Brexit vote has elicited strong feelings on either side and employers need to ensure that their employees do not become victims of bullying and harassment as a result. We provide four examples of scenarios that could result in claims against employers.

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Editor's choice: HR and legal information and guidance relating to age discrimination.