Professional cyclist held not to be an employee or a worker

Posted in Employment, labor and pensions Dispute resolution, litigation and investigations

The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) concluded that a professional cyclist was not an employee or a worker of the British Cycling Federation. In Varnish v British Cycling Federation (t/a British Cycling) the claimant had commenced proceedings before an employment tribunal claiming, amongst others, unfair dismissal and discrimination.  The preliminary consideration for the employment tribunal was whether the claimant was an employee or a worker within the meaning of s230 Employment Rights Act 1996. Read the full article here:

https://www.globalworkplaceinsider.com/2020/07/professional-cyclist-held-not-to-be-an-employee-or-a-worker/

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