Tuesday October 20, 2020

Employment Matters: retirement age update

11th June, 2017

While contractual compulsory retirements are still permitted in Ireland, since January 2016 all retirement ages must under the Equality Acts be capable of being justified on a legitimate and objective basis.

In effect, this puts the onus on the employer to show that the retirement age chosen for that workplace is fair and reasonable. Otherwise, such compulsory retirements will be considered to be age discriminatory.

In recent years, a number of private members’ bills have sought...

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