Retirement and Age Discrimination – Frequent Questions Answered

Posted in : Hot topics in Employment and Technology Law with Matheson on 6 July 2016
Deirdre Crowley
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The area of retirement and age discrimination raises frequent queries for our readers. In light of the increasing state pension age and the disconnect between many employer’s contractual retirement age and the state pension age coupled with the increasing preference of older workers to work beyond the contractual retirement age to bridge this gap, retirement has taken centre stage for many HR practitioners. In this Questions and Answers Article, Deirdre Crowley in Crowley Solicitors answers some of the most common queries in respect of retirement.

1. How can employers provide for retirement in contracts of employment?

There is no fixed mandatory retirement age for employees in Ireland.

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This article is correct at 06/07/2016

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