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Paid volunteer is not an employee under DDA where no mutuality of obligation exists

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    Breakell v Shropshire Army Cadet Force EAT/0372/10 (0 other reports)

volunteers | employment status | disability discrimination

The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has confirmed that a paid volunteer is not an employee for the purposes of the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 (DDA) where there is no mutuality of obligation between the parties.