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University of Kent faces age discrimination claim from lecturer

July 7, 2013

A 60-year-old lecturer has launched an Employment Tribunal claim against the University of Kent after he claims he was discriminated against. Mr Stephen Games, 60, has launched a £750,000 claim for discrimination against his employer, the University of Kent, after he claimed that he was subjected to age discrimination by not being awarded a full-time […]

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Common Types of Discrimination in the Workplace

January 27, 2013

Workplace discrimination is when anyone takes adverse action against someone because of certain attributes that they possess. Workplace discrimination could be directed at an individual from their boss, their colleagues, their clients, or even prospective employers. The discrimination or harassment can also take on many forms including racial, gender, cultural, or sexual natures.  Read on […]

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Man wins age discrimination claim after being referred to as “Yoda”

January 21, 2013

An employee has won his age discrimination and unfair dismissal claim against his employers after he was nicknamed “Yoda” and made redundant. Mr Nolan, a service team leader at Evans Halshaw Motorhouse Workshop, complained to an Employment Tribunal that he had been discriminated against and unfairly dismissed after he was made redundant in February 2012. […]

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New age discrimination claim being pursued against television channel

January 11, 2013

A report in today’s Guardian newspaper outlines that Mr John McCririck is pursuing an Employment Tribunal claim against Channel 4 and IMG Sports Media after he was dropped from the presenting team of Channel 4’s flagship racing programme. Mr McCririck, 72, has been involved with the Channel 4 horse racing programme, Channel 4 Racing, for […]

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Age Discrimination – PPACA

January 3, 2013

With the economic meltdown and the failure of raided pension funds to provide an adequate retirement income to many older American adults, the number of retired people still working – or working again – becomes increasingly important to the subject of age discrimination in the workplace. Let’s talk about that workplace, where those over retirement […]

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The ongoing battle with age discrimination at work

October 9, 2012

Guest employment law blog post from Orbis Solicitors who have extensive experience in employment law cases, working for both employees and employers. They also offer personal injury, debt recovery and professional negligence expertise from their offices in Lancashire. When it comes to discrimination in the workplace, age is one of the most common factors cited. […]

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