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WHISTLEBLOWING: Dual personality for agency workers

04 November 2016  

Agency staff can be both employees and workers at the same time for the purposes of the whistleblowing legislation, writes Christopher Tutton

On 21 July 2016, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) confirmed when an agency worker will have a right to bring a whistleblowing claim against not only the agency that employs them but the company to which they are supplied (the end user).

 

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  • Case(s) Referenced:

    McTigue v University Hospital Bristol NHS Foundation Trust [2016] UKEAT/0354/15

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