Employment Cases Update

Hubertus John v Freie Hansestadt Bremen (ECJ Case C-46/17)

The extension of a contract of employment beyond the normal retirement age may be of limited duration

The prohibition on discrimination on grounds of age does not preclude a national provision, such as that at issue in the main proceedings, in so far as that provision makes the postponement of the date of termination of the employment of workers who have reached the legal qualifying age for a retirement pension subject to the employer's consent which is given for a fixed term.

Employment Claims without a Lawyer 2nd edition published March 2018

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