A for Age DiscriminationPosted in : Essential Guide to Employment Contracts on 14 July 2010
Kiera Lee, writes:
1. Introduction and Legislation
We are continually told that employees throughout the UK will have to work increasingly longer than those of past generations. But is there sufficient protection for the rights and opportunities of people working beyond ‘normal’ retirement age’?
The law on equality relating to age is set out in the Employment Equality (Age) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2006. This outlaws discrimination on grounds of age in the areas of employment, adult education and training. The types of discrimination set out in the Regulations (direct, indirect, victimization and harassment) are in line with other areas of discrimination legislation but the scope of the
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