AM Online

Challenge to age discrimination/retirement age law receives a setback

In a previous bulletin we reported that the organisation Heyday had challenged the mandatory requirement procedures in the age discrimination legislation.

A senior member of the judiciary, the Advocate General, provided an opinion in a European case that the EU directive on Equal Treatment does not apply to state laws setting requirement ages.

Whilst such an opinion does not bind a judgement on the ECJ it would be persuasive.

  • Visit www.lawgistics.co.uk or call 0870 26 77 118 for more information.
  • If you are not a registered user your comment will go to AM for approval before publishing. To avoid this requirement please register or login.

    Comment as guest


    Login  /  Register

    Comments

    No comments have been made yet.