ECJ upholds default retirement age -- but how long can it last?
- EU ruling delivers blow to age equality case. Phillips, Lucy // People Management;10/2/2008, Vol. 14 Issue 20, p14
The article discusses the ruling of the European Court of Justice (ECJ) on banning the compulsory retirement age in Great Britain. The ruling said that fixed retirement ages were lawful provided they were underpinned by legitimate labour market aims. While the advocate-general's decision is not...
- Bad week for... // Personnel Today;9/30/2008, p4
The article offers news briefs related to personnel management in Great Britain. Although not binding, the decision by the European Court of Justice advocate-general to opine against the Heyday challenge to the Great Britain's compulsory retirement age is a blow to employees wishing to go on and...
- Untitled. Peacock, Louisa // Personnel Today;10/7/2008, p47
The article reports on the warning given by the organization Heyday that legal issues against Great Britain's mandatory retirement age is not over yet. Heyday said, the decision by the advocate-general of the European Court of Justice (ECJ) was that the required age of 65 was lawful but its not...
- ECJ ruling allows age discrimination. Baker, James // Personnel Today;10/30/2007, p11
The article reports that older workers have suffered a blow as the European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled in favour of national mandatory retirement ages. In Felix Palacios v Cortefiel Servicios SA, Felix Palacios de la Villa challenged Spanish legislation that permitted his employer to retire...
- ONE TO WATCH. // Employers Law;Sep2008, p9
The article reports that the European Court of Justice (ECJ) has heard the Heyday case on July 2, 2008. The case challenges the legality of the default retirement age of 65 and the fact that employers can, under the current legislation in Great Britain, justify direct age discrimination. The...
- EDITOR'S COMMENT. Simpson, Stephen // Employers Law;Jun2008, p3
The author comments on the issue of default retirement age in Great Britain. The default retirement age allows employers to retire staff at 65 without facing a discrimination claim, provided they follow the correct statutory procedure. The campaign group Heyday has taken its petition for the...
- LEADER. Griffiths, Catrin // Lawyer;2/25/2002, Vol. 16 Issue 9, p3
Comments on the ruling of the European Court of Justice on multidisciplinary partnerships (MDP) between lawyers and accountants in the Netherlands. Implication of the ruling for accountancy-tied firms; Obvious MDS product.
- Sweden's courts fall foul of ECJ. Osborn, Alan // Lawyer;11/22/2004, Vol. 18 Issue 45, p7
Reports that Sweden faces censure from the European Commission for failing to refer enough cases to the European Court of Justice.
- Barber judgment not retrospective. // Accountancy;Jun93, Vol. 111 Issue 1198, p95
Reports that an opinion from the Advocate General of the European Court of Justice could save British industry up to 50 billion in pensions liabilities. Ruling in Barber v GRE case; Review of related laws and cases.