Duke v GEC Reliance [1988]

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  • Created on: 21-03-20 00:27

An employer is entitled to have a policy to retire women earlier than men. The employers normally retired women at 60 and men at 65. The complainant, a female clerk, was dismissed shortly after she reached the age of 60. She complained to an industrial tribunal of unlawful discrimination, and that she was entitled to damages under the Sex Discrimination Act 1975 since the compulsory retirement was a breach of s.6(2). The complaint was dismissed on the ground that s.6(4) preserved the right…


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