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Case Law C- 447/09 (13/09/2011)

Type: Judgment

Authority: European Authorities: Euopean Union' Court of Justice

Date: 09/13/2011

Subject: According to the Court, prohibiting airline pilots from working after the age of 60 constitutes discrimination on grounds of age. While the right to act as a pilot may be limited from that age, total prohibition, provided for by the collective agreement, goes beyond that which is necessary to ensure the protection of public health and security.

Parties: Prigge e a.

Classification: Equality - Art. 21 Non discrimination - Solidarity - Art. 28 Rights of workers, employers and their organisations: collective actions - Art. 34 Social security - Art. 35 Preventive health care

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