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October/November 2010 (vol. 07/3)

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Expert Witness: Age discrimination, Part 2

Part 2: default retirement age

Summary:

In the second of two articles on age at work, Diana Kloss looks at the proposed phasing out of the default retirement age, as well as age considerations in equal pay, redundancy and health checks.

Shortly after the publication of part 1 of this article1(OH at Work 2010; 7(2): 32–33), the government initiated consultation into the phasing out of the default retirement age, proposing a six-month transitional period ending with full abolition in October 2011 (see p.7). If enacted, employers will have to…

Diana Kloss is a barrister, part-time employment judge, Acas arbitrator and author

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Occupational Health at Work October/November 2010 (vol. 07/3) pp33-34

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