Age discrimination pension case Court of Appeal update: day 2

Age discrimination pension case Court of Appeal update: day 2 6 NOVEMBER 2018 Following on from the update from day 1, which outlined the government’s case, day 2 provided the opportunity to counter their arguments. The nature of the case means that this update covers some points which are complex...

Pensions: Age Discrimination Appeal

Circular: 2018HOC0073MW

Dear Brother/Sister You will be aware that in a case brought by the Fire Brigades Union, the Employment Tribunal decided last year that the transitional arrangements made in 2015 when the new...

Update on pensions appeal against age discrimination

At the end of last year, an Employment Appeal Tribunal against age discrimination in the 2015 Firefighters' Pension Scheme was held between 11 - 14 December at which point judgement was reserved. We have now been informed that the judgement is scheduled to be handed down on the morning of Monday 29...

Pensions: Appeal against age discrimination (Day 4)

Day four of the appeal against age discrimination in the 2015 Firefighters’ Pension Scheme (Thursday 14 December) began with the Government’s defence of the Employment Tribunal’s decision which, their QC said, was more complete and coherent than the Tribunal’s decision in the judges’ case. He...

Pensions: Appeal against age discrimination (Day 3)

Day three of our appeal saw us involved in more complex legal arguments. The QC who represents the senior judges started the day’s proceedings. Having outlined previously why the judges’ case is so different from ours, he now went on to outline how the law applies and why it applies in the same way...

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