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|1 Jan 2006||In Brief - Delay the Retirement Notices||David Cubitt, Osborne Clarke||ELA Briefing||
Employers’ new year resolutions may have included taking a preparatory step to prepare for forthcoming age discrimination legislation. This will require employers to give employees written notice o...
|1 Jan 2006||An Audience with Gerry Sutcliffe||Clive Howard, Russell Jones & Walker||ELA Briefing||
Obtaining an interview with Gerry Sutcliffe, the Minister for Employment Relations and Consumer Affairs, was tough. We were originally told that an interview would be impossible because of his busy...
|1 Jan 2006||Visiting the European Commission in Brussels||John Evans, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe||ELA Briefing||
ELA’s representatives on the trip to Brussels at the end of November last year were Fraser Younson, Raymond Jeffers, Stephen Levinson and John Evans. The commission representatives were led by Mr A...
|1 Jan 2006||Age Discrimination Working Party Report||James Davies, Lewis Silkin||ELA Briefing||
July 2005 saw the publication of the draft Employment Equality (Age) Regulations 2006. These represent the UK’s proposed implementation of the age parts of the EU directive with the typically cumbe...
|1 Jan 2005||Retirement age: 65 and out?||Blair Adams, O’Melveny & Myers LLP||ELA Briefing||The government recently announced a national default retirement age of 65, which will be introduced as part of the age discrimination legislation due to come into force in the autumn of 2006. Employee...|
|1 Jun 2005||Age Discrimunation by Numbers||Clive Howard, Russell Jones & Walker||ELA Briefing||
When the government outlined its proposed age discrimination legislation with a “national default retirement age” of 65 there was disappointment at its likely limited impact. However, the main sess...
|9 Mar 2006||DTI publishes final draft of age discrimination rules||Employment News||The final draft regulations that will outlaw age discrimination in employment from 1 October have now been published by the DTI.|
|27 Apr 2006||Acas publishes age discrimination guidance||Employment News||Following Parliamentary approval of the Employment Equality (Age) Regulations 2006, Acas has published a guide for employers entitled Age and the workplace, which is intended to help employer...|
|3 May 2006||Upper age limits for statutory claims do not discriminate against men||Employment News||The House of Lords has today handed down its long awaited judgment in Rutherford and anor v Secretary of State for Trade and Industry. In a unanimous decision, the Law Lords ruled that the upper age l...|
|8 Sep 2006||Pensions provisions in Age Regulations to be delayed||Employment News||In response to concerns from employers, the Government has announced that implementation of the pensions provisions contained in Schedule 2 to the Employment Equality (Age) Regulations SI 2006/1031 is...|