When I'm 65
Partnership & Training: If you have been following the Republic of Ireland's experience of age discrimination claims, as a partner in a law firm, you should be worried. Sarah Keeble advises partners on the new age discrimination rules coming into force in October 2006 and the effect it will have on the recruitment and running of a law firm
The introduction of new age discrimination laws is likely to have a dramatic effect on all employers. Law firms will not be immune and, given the way they traditionally run their firms, the rules are likely to have a significant impact. Draft regulations have been published and although there may be some amendments as they go through Parliament, there are unlikely to be changes to the underlying principles.
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