Here we list a selection of key cases on age discrimination in the workplace, providing a summary of the decision and implications for employers.
EAD Solicitors LLP v Abrams | Employment Appeal Tribunal | 5 Jun 2015
Seldon v Clarkson | Employment Appeal Tribunal | 13 May 2014
Lockwood v Department of Work and Pensions | Court of Appeal | 11 Oct 2014
Jessemey v Rowstock Ltd | Court of Appeal | 26 Feb 2014
Homer v Chief Constable of West Yorkshire Police | Supreme Court | 25 Apr 2012
Woodcock v Cumbria Primary Care Trust | Court of Appeal | 22 Mar 2012
HM Land Registry v Benson | Employment Appeal Tribunal | 13 Oct 2011
Prigge v Deutsche Lufthansa AG | European Court of Justice | 13 Sep 2011
O'Reilly v British Broadcasting Corporation | Employment Tribunal | 19 Nov 2010
Please note: While every care has been taken in compiling these notes, CIPD cannot be held responsible for any errors or omissions. These notes are not intended to be a substitute for specific legal advice.
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