Age Discrimination

Employment Law

In the case of Homer v Chief Constable of West Yorkshire Police a tribunal ruled that an employee had been the victim of indirect age discrimination.

The employee worked for the Police National Legal Database.  In order to progress up the pay scale it was a requirement to hold a law degree.  This was found to be indirect age discrimination against an employee who was approaching retirement age and did not have time to obtain a degree.

There was no evidence to suggest that callers requested to be given advice by advisors with a law degree.  The chief constables argument that it was unfair to apply different rules to new recruits and existing staff was rejected.

Age Discrimination Solicitors and Lawyers Eastbourne, Hailsham, Polegate, East Sussex

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