What Is the Difference Between a Worker And An Employee?Posted in : First Tuesday Q&A NI on 2 August 2022
Anyone who receives payment for work or services may not necessarily fall under the category of an employee. An individual may alternatively qualify as a ‘worker’ or ‘self-employed’. Your employment status will determine the level of rights that you are entitled to and the taxes you will pay. Under Northern Irish Law, workers do not have the right to be unfairly dismissed, and cannot bring claim for unfair dismissal to the employment tribunal.
One way of distinguishing between a worker and an employee will be to consider the degree of control exercised over the individual. In an employee-employer relationship, an employer will normally have some degree of control over how the work is
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