TRIBUNALS TAKE HARD LINE ON NEW RULES
- Forcible retirement can still be justified in certain circumstances. // People Management;2/10/2011, p32
The article discusses the justification of mandatory retirement in Great Britain since the British government revoked the default retirement age of 65 for British workers. This is applied to the Seldon vs Clarkson Wright and Jakes appeal case, wherein the employer decided to keep its senior...
- Bloxham v Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and Palacios de la Villa v Cortefiel Servicios SA. // Employers Law;Dec2007, p9
The article discusses two cases concerning objective justification in the context of age discrimination. In Bloxham v. Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, a British tribunal assessed whether reducing the pension of a partner amounted to direct age discrimination. In Palacios de la Villa v Cortefiel...
- Employer ordered to pay almost Â£6,000 following ageist actions. // Employers Law;Sep2010, p6
The article discusses the court case of Stirrup v. Obahor t/a Summers Dry Cleaners wherein the British employment tribunal found that the employer committed age discrimination against an employee for having a fixation with the employee's age.
- 'Young, fit' sales team came with a price tag: $1M settlement. // Legal Alert for Supervisors;8/12/2011, Vol. 7 Issue 150, p1
The article presents a court case wherein a company was sued for age discrimination in the U.S.
- Audit hiring patterns to spot hidden age bias. // HR Specialist: California Employment Law;Mar2012, Vol. 6 Issue 3, p1
The article reports that there should be no age biasness in the pool of employees working in a company and also presents a court case in the context of this issue.
- Need to discipline employee? Prepare to back it up with contemporaneous records. // HR Specialist: New York Employment Law;Apr2011, Vol. 6 Issue 4, p3
The article talks about the Rosario v. Hilton Worldwide, et al. court case wherein Carlos Rosario, housekeeping manager of Hilton Hotel in New York City, accused the Hotel management of age and gender discrimination after he was fired from work because of poor performance.
- Same offense, different circumstances: The punishment can fit the crime. // HR Specialist: New Jersey Employment Law;Mar2010, Vol. 5 Issue 3, p3
The article discusses the court case Bentley et al. v. Millennium Healthcare Centers, wherein the plaintiff Baretta Bently and Pernela Haynes filed age discrimination lawsuit against the employer after they were terminated for refusing to extend work hours since the replacements were late but...
- Courts give employers benefit of doubt: Not all 'unfair' treatment is discrimination. // HR Specialist: Ohio Employment Law;Jun2010, Vol. 4 Issue 6, p3
The article discusses a court case wherein the plaintiff, a nursing coordinator for sexual-assault resource center, alleged that she gave up her job because of age discrimination.
- When age seems obvious factor, expect lengthy legal process. // HR Specialist: Florida Employment Law;Aug2011, Vol. 6 Issue 8, p3
The article reports on the issue that legal process for age-related lawsuit in employment is lengthy in Florida.