Ingeniørforeningen i Danmark v TekniqPosted In: Case Law
Legal BodyCourt of Justice EU (CJEU/ECJ)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionDiscrimination and Equality
Mr Landin was born on 24 November 1944 and was recruited on 11 January 1999 as an engineer under the provisions of the Law on salaried employees in Denmark.With effect from his 65th birthday, on 24 November 2009, Mr Landin applied to have payment of his State retirement pension postponed to a later time so as to increase his pension entitlement. On 30 November 2011, the defendant in the main proceedings notified Mr Landin, then aged 67, of its decision to dismiss him after the expiry of six months, with effect from the end of May 2012. The period in question was calculated having regard to his seniority, according to the Law on salaried employees.
As Mr Landin was over the age of 65 and
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