Turfed out – age discrimination claims under starter’s orders
Published 22 March 2013 By: Andrew Peters
In January it emerged that former Channel 4 horse-racing pundit John McCririck is chomping at the bit to sue Channel 4 and a second company, IMG Sports Media, for age discrimination (and presumably unfair dismissal) over its/their decision to fire him last year. He is the latest in a line of television presenters to claim age discrimination.
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Andrew Peters is an Associate in the Labour and Employment team at Squire Patton Boggs, London. Andrew advises clients on the full range of employment law including both contentious and non-contentious issues.