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Travers Smith LLP | United Kingdom, European Union | 19 Sep 2017

Employment Update:Key employment and business immigration developments for employers

With the summer holidays drawing to a close, the coming months are set to be busy for many HR practitioners...


Ogletree Deakins | USA | 18 Aug 2011

Court "deletes" worker's age bias claim

A federal appellate court recently ruled that an employee whose job functions were replaced by a computer program had not been the victim of age discrimination.


DMH Stallard LLP | United Kingdom | 18 Apr 2011

Leaver provisions and the abolition of the statutory retirement age

The abolition of the statutory default retirement age (DRA) of 65 with effect from 1 October 2011 may have consequences for the "leaver" provisions in various types of arrangement and create risks of age discrimination claims against employers.


Mayer Brown | United Kingdom | 12 Apr 2011

Abolition of the default retirement age - incentive plans and insured benefits

The UK default retirement age provisions were abolished with effect from 6 April 2011.


Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP | United Kingdom | 29 Jul 2010

Abolition of statutory retirement age strategic decisions ahead for employers

The Government's confirmation yesterday that the statutory default retirement age (DRA) of 65 will be abolished from October 2011 leaves employers with some significant work to be done on strategic workforce planning, HR procedures and potentially also pension and benefit schemes.


Ogletree Deakins | USA | 28 Dec 2009

"More energetic person" comment may prove costly

A federal appellate court recently held that a 58-year-old executive who was fired for allegedly failing to meet company expectations may sue his former employer for age discrimination.


Ogletree Deakins | USA | 29 Oct 2009

Worker fired for violating computer policy gets no sympathy

A federal appellate court recently rejected a lawsuit brought by a worker who was fired after his employer discovered that his password was used to access pornographic websites from a shared workplace computer.


Nabarro LLP | United Kingdom | 1 Nov 2007

New developments in employment law

A year after the Employment Equality (Age Discrimination) Regulations 2006 (“Age Regulations”) came into force, there have been over 1000 claims and a lot of speculation over their effect.

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