Pensions: Appeal against age discrimination (Day 2)

Yesterday was the second day of the Employment Appeal Tribunal in the age discrimination claims made by more than 6,000 firefighters regarding the introduction of the 2015 Firefighters’ Pension Scheme. As our legal team anticipated, the key question was around what flexibility the Government has...

Pensions: Appeal against age discrimination

Members will recall that in March 2017, the FBU filed an appeal seeking to set aside the decision made by the Employment Tribunal in the age discrimination claims made by more than 6,000 firefighters regarding the introduction of the 2015 Firefighters’ Pension Scheme. The legal argument is that the...

Pension case passes legal hurdle

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The FBU's legal challenge to the government over cases of age discrimination in the 2015 Firefighters' Pension Scheme has passed a vital hurdle after a court ruled that there are grounds for an...

Pensions: discrimination case appeal is registered

Circular: 2017HOC0176MW

Dear Brother/Sister Pensions: discrimination case appeal is registered The FBU filed a Notice of Appeal on 17 March, seeking to set aside the decision made by the Employment Tribunal in the age...

Union to appeal pensions verdict

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After a meeting with its legal representatives, the Fire Brigades Union (FBU) has said it will appeal last week's employment tribunal verdict that the transitional arrangements for the 2015...

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