Rosenbladt v Oellerking Gebäudereinigungsges mbH  IRLR 51 ECJ
Reports relating to this case:
Age discrimination: Clause in collective agreement providing for automatic termination of contracts of employees who have attained the retirement age justified
- 6 April 2011
In Rosenbladt v Oellerking Gebäudereinigungsges mbH  IRLR 51 ECJ, the ECJ held that art.6(1) of the Equal Treatment Framework Directive does not necessarily preclude domestic legislation that permits the use of automatic termination clauses based on the retirement age, or the use of such clauses in collective agreements. The crucial issue is whether or not such measures are objectively justified.
Age discrimination: ECJ rules that compulsory retirement under German collective agreement is justified
- 21 October 2010
The European Court of Justice has held that a German law allowing employers to agree with employees under a collective agreement that they must retire when they become entitled to a pension could be justified.