X v Mid Sussex Citizens Advice Bureau and others  EWCA Civ 28 CA
Reports relating to this case:
Employment status: Unpaid volunteer could not claim the protection of the Disability Rights Act or Framework Directive
- 27 June 2011
In X v Mid Sussex Citizens’ Advice Bureau and others  EWCA Civ 28 CA, the Court of Appeal held that a volunteer at a Citizens’ Advice Bureau was not an employee for the purposes of the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 and could not therefore claim disability discrimination when she was asked to stop her voluntary work.
- 2 February 2011
The Court of Appeal has held that an unpaid voluntary worker was not protected by the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 and the Equal Treatment Framework Directive does not extend to volunteers.