Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 225 (Feb)
Court: Employment Appeal Tribunal

Judge Levy QC, Dr D Grieves and Mr P Jacques

Representation Naomi Cunningham (instructed by the Free Representation Unit) for the complainant.
  Andrew Short (instructed by Alison Lowton) for the authority.
Judgment Dates: 5 December 2001


Employment - Contract of service - Termination - Employee employed by employment agency on local authority property - Employment terminated by local authority - Employee also employed under contract to authority - Employee alleging local authority subjecting him to detriment contrary to statutory provisions by terminating employment - Whether statutory protection extending to employment by employment agency - s 44.

The Case

Where an employee had two separate jobs, one in which he was directly employed by a local authority and the other in which he was employed by an employment agency, although working on local authority property, the protection provided by s44 of the did not, as against the local authority, extend to the job in which he was employed by the agency.

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