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Managers' comments put undue pressure on underperforming older worker to retire early

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    Newey v Sainsbury's Supermarkets Ltd ET/2514387/09 (0 other reports)

Newey v Sainsbury's Supermarkets Ltd ET/2514387/09

age discrimination | capability procedure | retirement

The employment tribunal in this case found that comments from two managers in capability meetings, suggesting that an underperforming older worker might consider early retirement, constituted age discrimination.