85-year-old NHS secretary becomes the oldest person to win an age discrimination case
Eileen Jolly, an 88-year-old hospital secretary, who was escorted out of her office by security at the age of 85 after working for the Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust for 25 years following concerns raised by her colleagues about her "frailty" and age, has become the oldest person to win an age-discrimination case. The tribunal backed her claims of unfair dismissal and discrimination on the grounds of age and disability, and breach of contract.Link to article
Category: Employment » Age discrimination. Area(s) of law: Employment.