CJEU finding - the use of arbitrary age limits in connection with recruitment or promotion should be avoided, where possible

Posted in : Commercial Law for Employers on 14 December 2022
Kevin McVeigh
Elliott Duffy Garrett
Issues covered: Age discrimination

Key Issues:        Social Policy – Equal Treatment – Age Discrimination  

Case:                  VT v  Ministero dell’Interno

Reference:         Case C-304/21, CJEU (Seventh Chamber), 17 November 2022

Legislation:       Directive 2000/78/EC


On 2 December 2019, the Ministry of the Interior (Italy) organised a competition based on qualifications and tests for the allocation of 120 State Police commissioner posts. Among the general conditions for admission to that competition, the

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Kevin McVeigh
Elliott Duffy Garrett

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