Has the default retirement age had its heyday?

Warnock, Owen
October 2009
People Management;10/22/2009, Vol. 15 Issue 22, p33
The author focuses on the ruling of the British High Court in the Heyday case which challenged the anti-ageism legislation brought by Age Concern. Although the charity failed to push through with the case, one advantage of the ruling was it could eliminate the default retirement age of 65 and simultaneously limit employers in justifying age-based rules and policies. Also noted is the response of employers to a survey about the possible increase or removal of the default retirement age.


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