Compulsory retirement

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  • Johns v Solent SD Ltd

    Date:
    17 June 2008
    Type:
    Law reports

    The Court of Appeal has upheld an Employment Appeal Tribunal decision that an employee's claim for unfair dismissal and age discrimination should be stayed until the outcome of Heyday's challenge to the default retirement age.

  • Johns v Solent SD Ltd

    Date:
    10 December 2007
    Type:
    Law reports

    In Johns v Solent SD Ltd EAT/0449/07, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has held that an employment tribunal was wrong not to stay an employee's claim for unfair dismissal and age discrimination until the outcome of Heyday's challenge to the default retirement age.

  • Félix Palacios de la Villa v Cortefiel Servicios SA

    Date:
    17 October 2007
    Type:
    Law reports

    In FĂ©lix 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.

  • Johns v Solent SD Ltd

    Date:
    25 July 2007
    Type:
    Law reports

    In Johns v Solent SD Ltd [2007] ET/00414/07, an employment tribunal has denied a request that proceedings in a claim for unfair dismissal and age discrimination be stayed until the outcome of Heyday's challenge to the default retirement age.

  • No remedy against private sector employer

    Date:
    1 November 1993
    Type:
    Law reports

    In Porter v Cannon Hygiene Ltd (10 March 1993) EOR52F, the Court of Appeal in Northern Ireland holds that the Sex Discrimination (Northern Ireland) Order cannot not be construed so as to uphold a discriminatory retirement complaint by a private sector employee who was dismissed prior to the removal of the statutory exclusion preventing such complaints from being brought.

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