Supermarket giant Sainsbury’s has hit the headlines this week over its plans to overhaul the employment contracts of a number of its employees. The supermarket has announced its plan to increase the hourly rate of 130,000 shop floor staff from...
If you think you may have been the victim of age discrimination contact our employment law advisers today on 0203 816 9302 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.