What impact can there be on age discrimination when using salary scales?Posted in : Commercial Law for Employers on 19 March 2019
Horgan & Keegan v Minister for Education & Skills
Key Issues: Equal Treatment – Age Discrimination
Case: Horgan & Keegan v Minister for Education & Skills
Reference: Case C-154/18, CJEU (Second Chamber), 14 February 2019
Legislation: Directive 2000/78/EC
In 2011, Mr Horgan and Ms Keegan qualified as school teachers in Ireland. As of that autumn, they commenced employment as teachers in an Irish State primary school. The salary scales for newly recruited teachers, contained in Circular 0040/2011, reduce, as of 1 January 2011, the salaries by 10% at each point of the salary scale in relation to the salaries of public servants recruited before that
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