X v Mid Sussex Citizens Advice Bureau and another [2012]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
    UKSC 59
  • Legal Body
    UK Supreme Court / House of Lords (UKSC/UKHL)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Discrimination and Equality
Issues covered: Disability Discrimination; Volunteers

The Supreme Court has ruled on this case, which concerns whether volunteers fall under the definition of 'worker' and, therefore, whether volunteers are protected by the Directive 2000/78 art.3(1)(a) and by the Disability Discrimination Act 1995. The appellant appealed against a decision that she, as a volunteer advice-worker, fell outside the scope of the disability discrimination protection provided by the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 and Directive 2000/78. She had been a volunteer adviser for the respondent bureau. The appellant

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This article is correct at 14/12/2012
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