Bullock v Norfolk County Council EAT/0230/10

Reports relating to this case:

  • Employment status: Foster carer is not a "worker"

    Date:
    27 June 2011

    In Bullock v Norfolk County Council EAT/0230/10, the EAT held that a foster carer was not a “worker”, as defined in the Employment Rights Act 1996, and not therefore entitled to be accompanied at a disciplinary hearing.

  • Foster carers are not workers and do not have right to be accompanied

    Date:
    3 February 2011

    The Employment Appeal Tribunal has held that foster carers are not workers within the meaning of the Employment Rights Act 1996 and Employment Relations Act 1999 and do not have the right to be accompanied at disciplinary hearings.