Age discrimination: £63,000 for salesperson nicknamed “Gramps”

An employment tribunal awarded more than £63,000 for age discrimination to a salesperson who was nicknamed “Gramps” by his younger colleagues and later dismissed after customer complaints that he was “old fashioned” and “long in the tooth”. Stephen Simpson summarises this recent tribunal decision. Dismissal of salesperson nicknamed “Gramps” was tainted by age discrimination The employment… Continue reading

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