No age discrimination in early retirement plan: Tribunal

Service and age requirements for voluntary retirement package left long-term employee out in the cold when plant closed down
By Jeffrey R. Smith
|Canadian Employment Law Today|Last Updated: 06/02/2010

The age requirements of a voluntary early retirement package offered to employees of a closing Ontario plant did not discriminate against an employee who wasn’t old enough to qualify for the package, the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal has ruled.