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Félix Palacios de la Villa v Cortefiel Servicios SA

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    Palacios de la Villa v Cortefiel Servicios SA [2007] IRLR 989 ECJ (0 other reports)

Equal Treatment Directive | age discrimination | compulsory retirement

In Félix Palacios de la Villa v Cortefiel Servicios SA Case C-411/05, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) has given its judgment that the Equal Treatment Directive (2000/78/EC) does not preclude a Spanish law permitting clauses in collective agreements that allow employees to be compulsorily retired when they reach a specified age.

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has given its judgment that the Equal Treatment Directive (2000/78/EC) does not preclude a Spanish law permitting clauses in collective agreements that allow employees to be compulsorily retired when they reach a specified age.