Hörnfeldt v Posten Meddelande AB  IRLR 785 ECJ
Reports relating to this case:
- 21 November 2012
In Hörnfeldt v Posten Meddelande AB  IRLR 785 ECJ, the ECJ held that a provision of Swedish law that stipulates that employers may lawfully terminate the contracts of employees who reach the age of 67 does not breach European age discrimination law.
- 10 July 2012
The European Court of Justice has upheld the Swedish law that allows an employer to terminate an employee's contract of employment on the sole ground that he or she has reached the age of 67, taking no account of the pension that the employee will receive.