Volunteer was not protected against discrimination
The Supreme Court recently ruled that a volunteer was not protected against disability discrimination. The Supreme Court upheld last year’s decision by the Court of Appeal in the case of X v Mid-Sussex Citizens Advice Bureau that a volunteer is not covered by the European Framework Directive and therefore not entitled to legal protection against discrimination.
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The government has acted on its plan to revoke site waste management plans in England, with effect from the 1 December 2013.
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