'Be aware of discrimination when making redundancies' warns employment expert
- LEGAL CHECKLIST. // People Management;8/21/2008, Vol. 14 Issue 17, p41
The article presents several cases related to people management in Great Britain. The tribunal, in the case MacCulloch vs ICI PLC, agreed the enhanced redundancy scheme was discriminatory but accepted the discrimination was justified. In the case Wooster vs LB Tower Hamlets, the tribunal upheld...
- Mandate: Old dogs, new tricks. Allerton, Haidee E. // Training & Development;Jun98, Vol. 52 Issue 6, p8
Cites a ruling by the Superior Court in Sacramento, California that firing an older worker does not prove discrimination. Basis for termination of the plaintiff.
- Court carves out another age-bias class: Employees age 50 and older. // HR Specialist: Pennsylvania Employment Law;Jun2012, Vol. 7 Issue 6, p3
The article offers the author's insight on the court case Karlo, et al., v. Pittsburgh Glass Works dealing with reduction in force (RIF) process that could result to age discrimination among employees.
- DOWN AND OUT. Paris, Ellen // Entrepreneur;Sep2000, Vol. 28 Issue 9, p54
Focuses on age-discrimination issues governing the laying off of employees in the United States. Stance of the court regarding age-discrimination claims; Definition of the term `bumping right'; Advice on employers on how to stay out of court.
- LEGAL CHECKLIST. // People Management;6/3/2010, p29
The article reports on the case concerning the termination of the services of assistant football referees after reaching the age of 48 in Great Britain, wherein a court tribunal ruled that the employer's action was discriminatory.
- COURTS EYE AGE BIAS. Seminerio, Maria // eWeek;06/05/2000, Vol. 17 Issue 23, p67
Focuses on two lawsuits pending in the United States Supreme Court and the California Supreme Court that could clarify what constitutes proof of age discrimination in wrongful termination disputes. Details of each case; Significance of the California case for older workers in all fields;...
- LEGAL OPINION. // People Management;May2012, p24
The article presents several views from legal experts on court cases regarding personnel management in Great Britain. Charles Wynn-Evans discussed a ruling on the King v Royal Bank of Canada compromise employee dismissal case. Catriona Weir analyzed the effect of pension costs in the Woodcock v...
- Lawyers say redundancy pay cut fears unfounded. Thomas, Daniel // Personnel Today;11/15/2005, p6
The article reports that lawyers have played down fears that forthcoming age discrimination legislation in Great Britain will ban employers from paying higher levels of redundancy pay to over-41s. The directive clearly states that age discrimination can be justified in special circumstances,...
- FINANCIAL BURDEN BALANCES AGE ISSUE IN BENSON CASE. // Accountancy;Apr2012, Vol. 148 Issue 1424, p56
The article presents information on employment law and legislation in Great Britain as of April 2012, with information on the definition of age discrimination in a case seen by the British Employment Appeal Tribunal related to employee redundancy, involuntary retirement, early retirement.