- 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...
- MONTH IN A MINUTEï¿½. // Employers Law;Nov2009, p4
This section offers news briefs related to human resource (HR) management in Great Britain. The London Borough of Barking and Dagenham faces age discrimination claims from 16 council workers. The British Transport Police was sued by Sergeant Jasmine Stewart for sexual discrimination. The...
- 'Be aware of discrimination when making redundancies' warns employment expert. // Management Services;Mar2002, Vol. 46 Issue 3, p3
The book titled "Redundancy," published by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, advises employers in Great Britain to be aware of discrimination issues when making redundancies. Dismissal for redundancy can be automatically unfair for a number of reasons and employees can claim...
- 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.
- Weekly dilemmaâ€¦ Age discrimination and redundancy. Loveday, Alison // Personnel Today;2/28/2006, p16
The article focuses on the effect of the new age discrimination regulations in Great Britain on redundancy pay. At present, employers do not have to pay their employees the statutory minimum redundancy payment if they are under 18 or over 65 years. This means that unless a redundancy payment is...
- 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;...