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Tribunal to consider employment status of former GB Olympian Jess Varnish

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Published 10 November 2017

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At a Preliminary Hearing in April 2018 the Employment Tribunal will determine whether Jess Varnish, former GB Olympian, is an employee of UK Sport & British Cycling, and therefore entitled to bring claims of sex discrimination, detriment for whistleblowing, victimisation and unfair dismissal.

This is a further example of where employee status is being challenged in the tribunal, with potentially huge ramifications.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/cycling/41939678

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Tribunal to consider employment status of former GB Olympian Jess Varnish

Published 10 November 2017

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At a Preliminary Hearing in April 2018 the Employment Tribunal will determine whether Jess Varnish, former GB Olympian, is an employee of UK Sport & British Cycling, and therefore entitled to bring claims of sex discrimination, detriment for whistleblowing, victimisation and unfair dismissal.

This is a further example of where employee status is being challenged in the tribunal, with potentially huge ramifications.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/cycling/41939678

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