Harding-Hill, Rebecca
February 2008
People Management;2/21/2008, Vol. 14 Issue 4, p21
The article discusses several cases on retiring non-employees. It highlights that the Seldon versus Clarkson Wright and Jakes and Hampton versus The Lord Chancellor cases in Great Britain show what employers have to do to justify age discriminatory treatment. It explains that to establish objective justification, an organization has to show that the discriminatory treatment was a proportionate means of achieving a legitimate aim and that preserving a congenial culture is unlikely to be accepted as justification in more mainstream corporate organizations.


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