Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2014] All ER (D) 142 (Mar)
Neutral Citation: UKEAT/566/12
Court: Employment Appeal Tribunal

Mitting J, Mr C Edwards and Mr G Lewis

Representation The employee appeared in person.
  Timothy Kenward (instructed by Corporate Legal Services Department, Merseyside) for the employer.
Judgment Dates: 16 December 2013


Employment - Redundancy - Pay - Age discrimination - Employee bringing claim against the employer local authority for discrimination and alleging less favourable treatment than younger employees in respect of redundancy pay - Employment tribunal finding that employer not acting unlawfully - Whether employer required by enactment to treat female employee aged over 60 less favourably than younger colleagues in calculation of contractual redundancy payment - , , .

The Case

Employment Redundancy. The Employment Appeal, in allowing the employee's appeal in a claim for age discrimination, held that a local authority had not been required by an enactment to discriminate between the employee and younger dismissed employees in respect of redundancy pay.

Practice Areas

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