Age discrimination: ECJ rules Swedish default retirement age of 67 to be lawful
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Hörnfeldt v Posten Meddelande AB  IRLR 785 ECJ (1 other report)
age discrimination | default retirement age | pension
The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has upheld the Swedish law that allows an employer to terminate an employee's contract of employment on the sole ground that he or she has reached the age of 67, taking no account of the pension that the employee will receive.