Tag: mandatory retirement

Mandatory retirement clauses breach Quebec Charter, rules court

Professional services firms that have mandatory retirement policies are discriminatory and in breach of the Quebec Charter, held Quebec Superior Court in a ruling that has the legal community buzzing over its implications.

Mandatory retirement age for municipal judges not discriminatory

Two municipal judges who sought to stay on the bench beyond the retirement age of 70 lost their legal battle after Quebec Superior Court held that a mandatory retirement age for provincially-nominated magistrates is not discriminatory and is necessary to preserve judicial independence.

Law firms coming to grips with retirement issues

Canadian law firms are struggling to come to grips with the changing demographics and are slow, if not reluctant, to deal with retirement as a firm issue.