CJEU age discrimination judgment: genuine and determining occupational requirement - Salaberria Sorondo v Academia Vasca de Policía y Emergencias (2016) (C-258/15) [ECJ] 15.11.16 (Unreported)
Reference for a preliminary ruling — Equal treatment in employment and occupation — Directive 2000/78/EC — Article 2(2) and Article 4(1) — Discrimination on grounds of age — Recruitment of police officers of the Autonomous Community of the Basque Country restricted to candidates under 35 years of age — Concept of ‘genuine and determining occupational requirement’ — Objective pursued — Proportionality. HELD that national legislation setting a maximum age of 35 years as a condition for participation in the selection process for recruitment to the post of police officer, such as the Spanish legislation at issue, was compatible with EU law.Link to judgment
Category: Employment » Age discrimination; EC Law. Area(s) of law: Employment.