Transdev Dublin Light Rail Limited v Peter Doody [2024]

  • Decision Number
    EDA243, ADE/23/74
  • Legal Body
    Labour Court (LC)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
Issues covered: Employment Equality – Age – Mandatory Retirement – Res judicata


The Complainant was a tram driver with the Respondent and had been so from 12 April 2010. The Respondent is the operator of the Luas light rail system in Dublin. The Complainant’s contract of employment, which was collectively bargained between the Respondent and the Complainant’s trade union, mandated a retirement age of 65. The Complainant alleged that this retirement age was discriminatory on the basis of age.

The Respondent said that its mandatory retirement age had already been the subject of an employment equality claim in a prior case, Transdev Light Rail Limited v Michael Chrzanowski ADE/16/52, and that this decision found that the mandatory retirement age operated

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This article is correct at 08/02/2024

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