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Pensionsversicherungsanstalt v Kleist - dismissal at different (male/female) state pension ages breaches Equal Treatment Directive

Austrian national law permitting dismissal of employees of pensionable age (where that age differs for men and women), in order to promote access to employment for younger people is discriminatory and contravenes Article 3(1)(c) of Council Directive 76/207/EEC concerning equal treatment for men and women as regards access to employment, vocational training and promotion, and working conditions. 

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