Stevedoring & Haulage Services Ltd v Fuller [2001] IRLR 627 CA

Reports relating to this case:

  • Employment status: Casual workers had no "overarching" contract of employment

    Date:
    15 June 2001

    Dockers who took voluntary redundancy and then worked on a frequent but casual basis for their former employer for three years were not employed under an "overarching" contract of employment. Rather, they worked under a series of ad hoc temporary contracts, holds the Court of Appeal in Stevedoring & Haulage Services Ltd v Fuller and others.