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Age discrimination: Court of Appeal confirms correct comparison exercise

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    Lockwood v Department for Work and Pensions and another [2013] IRLR 941 CA (0 other reports)

Lockwood v Department for Work and Pensions and another 2013] IRLR 941 CA

direct age discrimination | comparator | objective justification

The Court of Appeal has confirmed that age-related differences between the claimant and his or her comparator should not be taken into account when deciding whether or not the claimant suffered less favourable treatment because of his or her age.