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“I need to trade you in for a younger model”

by on November 6, 2012

This is reportedly what the UK Chief Executive of Lockheed Martin said to his PA after she turned 50. The remark is part of the evidence in an ongoing legal claim for age and disability discrimination which the former PA is bringing – as reported in this article in the Mail.

The claim has been heard at the Central London Employment Tribunal, with judgment expected before the end of the year.

Yesterday we blogged about age discrimination in a fictional setting – today, here’s a real life claim.

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