It is reported that the employment tribunal has recently ruled in favour of a mother who requested flexible working hours due to childcare reasons. It is understood that the claimant was awarded £184,961 in compensation by the employment tribunal...
If you think you may have been the victim of age discrimination contact our employment law advisers today on 01616 966 229 and speak to one of our age discrimination experts for impartial legal advice.
Age discrimination can take place if a person is treated less favourably as a result of their age or by virtue of them belonging to a particular age group.
An example of such discrimination would be a college discouraging a prospective mature student from enrolling upon a media course as they believe that he/she would not enjoy it, because a lot of the course content is ‘aimed at a younger audience’.
You can be a victim of age discrimination in the workplace whether you are employed, seeking a new job and therefore engaging in a recruitment process or if you are working for a company through an agency.