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Age discrimination: local authority employee's redundancy timed to avoid pension costs

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    Walsh v Tewkesbury Borough Council ET/1404614/09 (0 other reports)

Walsh v Tewkesbury Borough Council ET/1404614/09

age discrimination | unfair dismissal | redundancy | local government pension

In this decision, the employment tribunal was critical of a local authority that failed to keep an employee at risk of redundancy in employment for six more months during a transitional period. The decision had been taken to avoid a pension payout and constituted direct age discrimination and unfair dismissal.