Managers at the Royal Berkshire Hospital in Reading reportedly terminated Eileen Jolly in January 2017 after she failed to properly use a computer system.
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The Government is to appeal against a decision that a transitional pension scheme applicable to judges was age discriminatory.
Berkeley Group has reached an out–of–court settlement worth £5m with one of founder Tony Pidgley's longest–serving lieutenants after the company was accused of age discrimination and unfair dismissal.
A worker suffered age discrimination and was unfairly dismissed from his role in a leisure centre because his employer wanted to avoid incurring pension costs after he turned 50.
The average award for age discrimination claims has risen by nearly £20,000 since last year, bringing the average to nearly three times that in 2009/10, according to Tribunal Service statistics.
The Age and Employment Network (TAEN) has expressed concern over a sharp rise in the number of age discrimination claims and warns the figure is likely to continue rising.
An influential group of City grandees has told ministers that tribunal awards for discrimination should be cases capped at £50,000.
The number of age discrimination claims has increased by 164% to 2,900 in the three months to December 2010, compared to 1,100 the year before, an analysis of the latest data show.