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EMPLOYEE RIGHTS: Referee’s claim gets the red card

11 July 2014  

As the World Cup reaches its climax, Kenny Scott looks at a recent ruling on whether a referee was an employee of the Scottish Football Association

Correctly establishing whether or not an individual is an employee is critical for clarifying their rights and the obligations associated with them. We consider the recent decision of the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) in Conroy v Scottish Football Association [2014] and the tests for determining employment status.

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  • Case(s) Referenced:

    Conroy v Scottish Football Association [2014] UKEATS/0024/13/JW

    White v Troutbeck SA [2013] EWCA Civ 1171

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