Compulsory Retirement and Age DiscriminationPosted in : First Tuesday Q&A ROI on 30 April 2018
In this month's First Tuesday article, Noeleen Meehan, Associate in A&L Goodbody's employment law group, considers some frequently asked questions in relation to contractual retirement ages and age discrimination against the backdrop of a number of recent high profile decisions.
- Should a retirement age be included in contracts of employment?
- Should you include the objective grounds for the retirement age?
- What if you change your compulsory retirement age to match the state pension age?
- Are there guidelines on responding to requests to work beyond the mandatory retirement age?
- Can we specify that a degree is an essential criterion when advertising a job vacancy?
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