TITLE

ECJ upholds default retirement age -- but how long can it last?

AUTHOR(S)
Allen, Andy
PUB. DATE
March 2009
SOURCE
People Management;3/26/2009, Vol. 15 Issue 7, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the decision by the European Court of Justice (ECJ) to uphold the legality of the default retirement age in Great Britain in a case filed by Heyday, the membership arm of charity Age Concern. According to the ECJ, Great Britain was justified in having a default retirement age (DRA) of 65 and it did not breach European law. Despite the ECJ ruling, the pressure to eliminate the DRA is expected to increase.
ACCESSION #
40400621

 

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