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Croke v Hydro Aluminium Worcester Ltd - Who is a "worker" in whistleblowing law? [2007] EAT

The EAT has held that the extended definition of "worker" applied by Employment Rights Act 1996 s.43K in "whistleblowing" cases must be given a purposive construction. The EAT overruled a decision by the Birmingham employment tribunal that Mr Croke's relationship with his putative employer was too remote for him to count as a "worker".

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