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Age discrimination: Supreme Court provides guidance on justification of compulsory retirement age

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age discrimination | compulsory retirement | justification

The Supreme Court has provided guidance on the components needed to justify a compulsory retirement age, stressing that the chosen retirement age has to be appropriate and necessary in that particular business. It went on to say that, once a retirement age is justified for a workplace or group of workers, the employer does not have to justify every retirement on an individual basis.