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Agency workers

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  • Date:
    16 April 2007
    Type:
    Law reports

    Heatherwood & Wexham Park Hospitals NHS Trust v Kulubowila and others

    In Heatherwood & Wexham Park Hospitals NHS Trust v Kulubowila and others EAT/0633/06, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has overturned an employment tribunal decision implying a contract of employment between an agency worker and an end user.

  • Date:
    6 March 2007
    Type:
    Law reports

    Craigie v London Borough of Haringey

    In Craigie v London Borough of Haringey EAT/0556/06, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has considered when a contract of employment can be implied between an agency worker and an end user.

  • Date:
    13 February 2007
    Type:
    Law reports

    Case of the week: Agency workers' employment status

    This week's case of the week, provided by Lovells, covers agency workers' employment status.

  • Date:
    21 April 2006
    Type:
    Law reports

    Employment status/agency workers: Implied employment contract found between worker and end user

    In Cable & Wireless plc v Muscat, the Court of Appeal holds that the guidance in Dacas v Brook Street Bureau (UK) Ltd is correct, and that tribunals should consider the possibility of an implied employment contract between the worker and end user where there is a triangular worker/agency/end-user arrangement.

  • Date:
    28 March 2006
    Type:
    Law reports

    Case round-up: Employment status

    This week's case round-up from Eversheds, covering the employment status of agency workers.

  • Date:
    1 March 2004
    Type:
    Law reports

    Agency worker is entitled to membership of pension scheme

    In Allonby v Accrington & Rossendale College and others, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) rules that a lecturer employed through an agency could not claim equal pay with lecturers employed directly by the college, but she could claim entitlement to join the lecturers' statutory pension scheme even though it was open only to those with a contract of employment.

  • Date:
    1 July 2003
    Type:
    Law reports

    Case digest

    Hilary Slater, consultant with Cobbetts solicitors, provides a round-up of employment tribunal decisions on discrimination.

  • Date:
    1 January 1995
    Type:
    Law reports

    Discrimination against agency worker

    In BP Chemicals Ltd v Gillick and Roevin Management Services Ltd (24 August 1994) EOR59C, the EAT rules that s.9 of the Sex Discrimination Act 1975 covers discrimination against a contract worker by a principal who refused to allow her to return to work after time off due to pregnancy and maternity.

  • Date:
    1 December 1993
    Type:
    Law reports

    Agency discriminated against female HGV driver

    A female HGV driver who was treated less favourably than a man would have been in the way an employment agency's services were offered to her, was unlawfully discriminated against, rules a Bristol industrial tribunal (Chair: C G Toomer) in Lilly v Darkes Recruitment.