Age Discrimination, Minimum Wage & Employment Contracts

Posted in : Commercial Law for Employers on 12 February 2015
Kevin McVeigh
Elliott Duffy Garrett
Issues covered:

Today's article features three cases from the CJEU:

OBB Personenverkehr AG v Gotthard Starjakob
Bundesdruckerei GmbH v Stadt Dortmund
Fiamingo and Others v Rete Ferroviaria Italiana SpA

Key Issues: Age Discrimination
Case: OBB Personenverkehr AG v Gotthard Starjakob
Reference: Case C-417/13, CJEU (Second Chamber), 28 January 2015
Legislation: Council Directive 2000/78/EC

On 1 February 1990, Mr Starjakob, an Austrian national, commenced employment with a company which was the ÖBB’s predecessor in title. His reference date for the purposes of advancement was determined by taking into account the period of apprenticeship completed by Mr Starjakob after reaching the age of 18, which was

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Kevin McVeigh
Elliott Duffy Garrett

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