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Age discrimination against teenager dismissed at 18 to avoid national minimum wage increase

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    Greer v Coulter (t/a Alphreso Cafe) NIIT/2750/10 (0 other reports)

Greer v Coulter (t/a Alphreso Cafe) NIIT/2750/10

age discrimination | young worker | national minimum wage

In this case, the industrial tribunal in Northern Ireland described a small employer's decision to dismiss a young worker to avoid having to increase her pay from £4.00 to the national minimum wage rate of £4.92, when she reached the age of 18, as "callous".