A recent ruling of Bristol employment tribunal has found a secretary successful in her claim of unfair dismissal, due to her decision to resign, following her employer reportedly stating that she would “not hire someone that was black.” ...
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.