Updated to include information on Unite the Union v Nailard, in which the EAT considered the union's liability for harassment by two of its elected branch officers against an employee.
In Heron v Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council EAT/0566/12, the EAT held that direct age discrimination in accordance with the terms of the Civil Service Compensation Scheme did not give rise to the statutory authority defence under the Equality Act 2010.
The Employment Appeal Tribunal has rejected a council's claim that it was required by an enactment to place a cap on the redundancy pay of an older worker who had reached civil service pension age.
A table summarising the permitted options for enhanced redundancy payments.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to age discrimination (exceptions, eg national security).