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Contracts of employment: Agency worker was an employee

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    McMeechan v Secretary of State for Employment [1995] IRLR 461 EAT (0 other reports)

The EAT holds in McMeechan v Secretary of State for Employment and another that where a temporary worker's relationship with an employment agency or business is governed by a written contract, the employment status of that worker is dependent on the construction of the contractual terms. There is no general rule of law that a temporary worker never has a contract of employment with the employment agency or business with which he or she is registered.