If compulsory retirement at 65 is so difficult under EU laws, is there an age at which compulsory retirement is likely to be lawful?Posted in : First Tuesday Q&A ROI on 7 August 2013 Other than where set out in legislation, it appears from recent Equality Tribunal case law that compulsory retirement ages in general are prima facie discriminatory unless objectively justified, meaning that any specific retirement age is capable of being challenged by an affected employee. However, particularly as the age of retirement in increased, it is more likely to be seen as objectively justifiable and reasonable on, for example, health and safety grounds. Back to Q&A's This article is correct at 02/09/2015
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