Construction companies should tread carefully in their treatment of casual
workers following the granting of employee status to a labourer claiming unfair
The victory against Stour Contractors Ltd was hailed as "hugely
significant" by the T&G union, which backed Martin Avey’s case after
he was let go for recruiting and organising for the union.
T&G regional organiser Steve Turner said it clarified the position for
others anxious about joining the union.