Kraft Foods UK Ltd v Hastie EAT/0024/10

Reports relating to this case:

  • Age discrimination: Cap on enhanced redundancy pay not unlawful

    9 November 2010

    In Kraft Foods UK Ltd v Hastie EAT/0024/10, the EAT held that a contractual redundancy scheme that capped payments at the total amount of earnings that the employee would have received prior to retirement was justified as a proportionate means of preventing redundant employees from receiving a windfall.

  • EAT finds age-related cap on redundancy payments not discriminatory

    15 July 2010

    The Employment Appeal Tribunal has held that a redundancy scheme that incorporated an age-related cap on payments was a proportionate means of achieving the legitimate aim of preventing employees from receiving a "windfall" and was not age discriminatory.