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Hello, my name is***** am a qualified lawyer and I will be assisting you with your question today. This would be an employment issue because even though you are a volunteer it is still an employment-related issue. The problem is that as a volunteer you do not really have rights against unfair dismissal. So in effect you can be dismissed for more or less any reason even if it is based on incorrect or false grounds. The rules on fairness in dismissal situations only apply to employees, those working as an employee under a contract of employment. As a volunteer you are not treated as an employee so would not have protection against unfair dismissal in the circumstances. You can of curse complain internally to the organisation but if your appeal is rejected there would be no legal remedy.
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