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Plumber granted employment rights under ERA 1996

Pimlico Plumbers Ltd & Anor v Smith [2017] EWCA Civ 51

Related Member(s):
Thomas Linden QC, Karon Monaghan QC
Related Practice Area(s):
Employment Law
Court:

The appeal concerned the decision of an employment tribunal to hold that the respondent was a worker under the Employment Rights Act 1996, s 230(3)(b), and the Working Time Regulations 1998, reg 2(1). Also, the question arose as to whether his situation fell within the definition of “employment” under the Equality Act 2010, s 83(2)(a) when he worked for the appellant. The appeal was dismissed.

Thomas Linden QC and Karon Monaghan QC were involved in this case.