Matthews and others v Kent & Medway Towns Fire Authority and others [2003] IRLR 732 EAT

Reports relating to this case:

  • Case round-up: burden of proof; and part-time workers' access to pension schemes

    Date:
    25 November 2003

    This week's case round-up from Eversheds, covering: burden of proof; and part-time workers' access to pension schemes.

  • Part-time workers: Difference in treatment of retained and full-time firefighters was reasonable

    Date:
    1 November 2003

    In Matthews and others v (1) Kent and Medway Towns Fire Authority (2) Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service (3) The Secretary of State for the Home Department, the EAT holds that an employment tribunal was right to find that retained firefighters and full-time firefighters were employed under different types of contract for the purposes of the Part-Time Workers (Prevention of Less Favourable Treatment) Regulations 2000, and that it was reasonable for the employer to treat them differently.

  • Case round-up

    Date:
    1 October 2003

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