Cases: Employment law

Costain Building & Civil Engineering Ltd v Smith [1999] 11 WLUK 927

Costain Building & Civil Engineering Ltd v Smith [1999] 11 WLUK 927 is an Employment Law case concerning Employment Status.  Facts: An employment agency provided an individual, Smith (S), with a role at Constain Building & Civil Engineering Ltd (CBCE) on a temporary basis for four weeks. Moreover, S had no entitlement to sick or…

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Protectacoat Firthglow Ltd v Szilagyi [2009] EWCA Civ 98

Protectacoat Firthglow Ltd v Szilagyi [2009] EWCA Civ 98 is an Employment Law case concerning Employment Status. Facts: Szilagyi (S), claimed that he was an employee and, therefore, was entitled to claim unfair dismissal. Nonetheless, his employer, Protectacoat Firthglow Ltd (P), contended that S was an independent contractor.  Issue: However, was S an employee or an…

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Addison Lee Ltd v Lange [2018] 11 WLUK 193

Addison Lee Ltd v Lange [2018] 11 WLUK 193 is an Employment Law case concerning Employment Status.  Facts: The drivers of a professional private taxi firm, Addison Lee Ltd (A), contended that they were entitled to the national minimum wage and holiday pay as they were ‘workers’ within s.230(3) of the Employment Rights Act 1996….

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Sindicato de Medicos de Asistencia Publica (SIMAP) v Conselleria de Sanidad y Consumo de la Generalidad Valenciana (C-303/98) EU:C:2000:528

  Sindicato de Medicos de Asistencia Publica (SIMAP) v Conselleria de Sanidad y Consumo de la Generalidad Valenciana (C-303/98) EU:C:2000:528 is an Employment Law case concerning Employment Contract. Facts: A Union (SIMAP) represented the interests of primary care doctors in Valencia, Spain. The doctors, however, were forced to work longer hours than usual as the legislation…

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Stringer v Revenue and Customs Commissioners (C-520/06) EU:C:2009:18

  Stringer v Revenue and Customs Commissioners (C-520/06) EU:C:2009:18 is an Employment Law case concerning Employment Contract.   Facts:   A group of workers had long-term sicknesses and were on sick leave. Another worker (X) was also on sick leave and, as a result, could not take her annual leave. Consequently, the employer decided that neither…

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