Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2011] All ER (D) 209 (Jan)
Court: Employment Appeal Tribunal

Slade J and Mr J Mallender and Ms B Switzer

Representation Henrietta Hill (instructed by Russell Jones & Walker) for the claimant.
  Richard McManus and Anna Bicarregui (instructed by Norfolk County Council) for the authority.
Judgment Dates: 24 January 2011


Employment - 'Worker' - Foster worker - Whether foster worker coming within definition of 'worker' under relevant employment legislation - Employment Rights 1996 - .

The Case

Employment 'Worker'. The Employment Appeal Tribunal held that the employment tribunal had not erred in holding that the claimant, a foster carer, was not a worker within the meaning of the and . Accordingly she could not claim the right to legal representation pursuant to s10 of the 1999 Act at a meeting in which the authority was considering withdrawing her approval as a foster parent.

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