Case Review: Compulsory Retirement of Employees

Posted in : Labour & Superior Court Case Law Review Panel on 26 May 2017
Barry Walsh
McDowell Purcell
Issues covered:

Decision Number: EDA1710  ADE/16/74

Legal Body: Labour Court

Type of Claim / Jurisdiction: Employment Equality Acts, Age Discrimination, Compulsory Retirement

This month’s article from the Labour Court Case Law Review Panel was written by Barry Walsh, Partner, McDowell Purcell.  It concerns an age discrimination claim brought by an employee (“the Claimant”) engaged as a bar tender against his employer, Connaught Airport Development Limited t/a Ireland West Airport Knock (“the Company”) and his compulsory retirement by reason of age.

Compulsory Retirement Claims 

Litigation by employees over compulsory retirement has become a reasonably significant issue for

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Barry Walsh
McDowell Purcell

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