City lawyer in age-discrimination battle – The Times

Posted July 9th, 2007 in age discrimination, news by sally

“One of the legal world’s most eagerly awaited spectacles for years is to start at an employment tribunal today when a senior City lawyer accuses his former partners of age discrimination. Peter Bloxham, the 54-year-old former head of restructuring for Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, will take the stand at the London Central Employment Tribunal to give evidence against former colleagues in the elite City of London law firm.”

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The Times, 9th July 2007

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Legal shake-up will not halt discrimination, campaigners say – The Guardian

“Campaigners attacked a proposed shake-up of discrimination laws today – accusing ministers of failing to do enough to protect victims.”

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The Guardian, 12th June 2007

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Tackling discrimination, modernising the law – Communities and Local Government

“The Government today published a consultation document including proposals for a Single Equality Bill, to simplify and improve existing legislation and make common-sense proposals to modernise discrimination law.”

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Communities and Local Government press release, 12th June 2007

Source: www.communities.gov.uk

Buy-to-let landlords ‘must help disabled’ – The Times

“Thousands of buy-to-let landlords will be have to build ramps and lifts for disabled tenants in their properties under the Government’s proposed new equality law.”

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The Times, 12th June 2007

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Thompsons secures key age discrimination win – The Lawyer

Posted April 19th, 2007 in age discrimination, news by sally

“Thompsons has won the first age discrimination case since new laws were introduced in October 2006, paving the way for a slew of similar cases.”

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The Lawyer, 19th April 2007

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Worker sacked on day before age law takes effect is reinstated – OUT-LAW.com

Posted April 19th, 2007 in age discrimination, news by sally

“An NHS worker who was sacked the day before last year’s new age discrimination laws came into effect has been reinstated along with 35 of her colleagues. A deadline has passed which means similar cases are unlikely to be successful.”

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OUT-LAW.com, 18th April 2007

Source: www.out-law.com

Job and pay victory in age discrimination case – The Times

Posted April 12th, 2007 in age discrimination, news by sally

“A 66-year-old health worker sacked the day before new age discrimination regulations came into force has won her job back, it was revealed today.”

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The Times, 12th April 2007

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk