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Rolls Royce v Unite

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The High Court has held that two collective agreements that set out an approach to redundancy that gives points for length of service in the selection process are lawful under the age discrimination legislation.

Regulation 3(1) of the Employment Equality (Age) Regulations 2006 (SI 2006/1031) prohibits the application of a provision, criterion or practice that is disadvantageous to a particular group because a considerably smaller proportion of that group is able to comply with it, unless it can be shown that the provision, criterion or practice is a proportionate means of achieving a legitimate aim.