Legal Views Sue Ashtiany - Partner, Head of Employment
Age Discrimination European Directive 2000/78/EC Lays down “general framework” for combating discrimination on grounds of……..age Implementation by 2006
Age Discrimination UK Consultation Paper – July 2003 Direct discrimination (adverse treatment) outlawed Indirect discrimination (adverse impact)outlawed Some exceptions, e.g for succession planning
Age Discrimination Retirement Ages will have to be justified Age limits on unfair dismissal removed Redundancy payment not to be age based Recruitment, selection, promotion not to be aged based unless objectively justified
Discrimination in the workplace Sue Ashtiany – Partner, Head of Employment
Legal concepts of discrimination Direct Indirect Harassment Victimisation
Equal Pay Like work Work of equal value Job evaluation scheme
Discrimination in the workplace Equal Pay Questionnaire Detriment in the workplace No limit on compensation Get it right!