SFe - Washington. A German private limited company hired a chief executive officer with a fixed-term employment contract that ran through 2018 but terminated him in 2016 at age 60 under a retirement age clause in the same contract.
The CEO sued, claiming a violation of sections 1 and 7(1) of the General Equal Treatment Act. The statute is fairly new and lacks precedential construction on the issue. On June 29, 2017, the Court of Appeal, Oberlandesgericht, in the Hamm district decided in the matter 8 U 18/17 that the contractual retirement age clause was compatible with the anti-age-discrimi ...Zum vollständigen Artikel