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Employment Law

Legal guidance - compliance - software

02 NOV 2012

Hörnfledt v Posten Meddelande AB Case C-141/11; (2012) EMPLR 161

Discrimination - age - Council Directive 2000/78/EC - Swedish law - compulsory retirement

5 July 2012

European Court of Justice

Compulsory retirement at the age of 67, which was permitted under Swedish law, did not amount to unlawful age discrimination under Council Directive 2000/78/EC because it was reasonably justified by legitimate aims of employment and labour-market policy. Those aims were: to avoid humiliating situations for older employees; to adapt to demographic developments; to make it easier for younger people to enter the job market; and to enable employees to adapt from employment to retirement (given that the state pension was payable from age 65).

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