Case round-up: liability for stress; and contract workers
This report relates to 2 case(s)
Barber v Somerset County Council  IRLR 475 HL (5 other reports)
Gray and another v Canada Life Ltd  All ER (D) 36 (Jan) EAT (0 other reports)
This week's case round-up by Eversheds, covering: employers' liability for work-related stress; and employment status of contract workers.
Barber v Somerset County Council, House of Lords  UKHL 13
In 1995, Barber, a teacher, was employed as a head of department in a school. Changes at the school resulted in a new role for Barber, but he found the changes and increased hours very stressful.