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Age discrimination: German collective agreement requiring pilots to retire at 60

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    Prigge and others v Deutsche Lufthansa AG [2011] IRLR 1052 ECJ (0 other reports)

age discrimination | compulsory retirement | justification

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has held that a rule in a collective agreement applicable to the crew of the German airline Deutsche Lufthansa prohibiting pilots from flying after the age of 60 is discriminatory on the ground of age.