Heron v Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council EAT/0566/12
Reports relating to this case:
- 7 April 2014
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.
- 6 January 2014
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.