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2008-09-24 18:00:30

By Geoff Meade; Press Association Campaigners for age equality yesterday lost a key stage in their legal battle to banish the compulsory retirement age in the UK.

2008-09-24 18:00:00

By Geoff Meade CAMPAIGNERS for age equality last night vowed to carry on the fight to banish the UK's compulsory retirement rules after losing a key round in a European court.

2008-09-24 12:00:26

By CAROLYN CHURCHILL CAMPAIGNERS for age equality suffered a setback yesterday when a European court adviser backed UK rules that allow companies to force people to stop working when they turn 65.

2008-09-08 18:00:09

By carolyn hitt NOW I may have been banging on about the surreal schmaltz of the American political system last week yet I have to admit the Yanks do get a lot of things right.

2008-08-19 18:00:34

By Jon Griffin MIDLAND employers have been warned to avoid throwing older workers on the scrapheap - or risk falling victim to skill shortages.

2008-07-28 18:00:33

By Jennifer Rich, The Bradenton Herald, Fla. Jul.

2008-07-21 03:00:34

By Miller, Valerie Employers are no strangers to "protected classees." Older workers, women, minorities and some disabled people fall under those categories.

2008-07-20 18:00:24

By NIGEL NELSON JOKES at work about colleagues having "one foot in the grave" and being "over the hill" are to be OUTLAWED to spare the feelings of older staff. Bosses will be told to treat ageism jokes against Victor Mildrew- type characters as harshly as sexism and racism.

2008-07-03 06:00:47

By Gerri Peev Political Correspondent WORKERS could no longer be forced to retire at 65 if anti-age discrimination campaigners get their way in a European court.

2008-07-03 06:00:47

By Gerri Peev Political Correspondent WORKERS could no longer be forced to retire at 65 if anti-age discrimination campaigners get their way in a European court.


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swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.