Matthews and others v Kent & Medway Towns Fire Authority and others  IRLR 367 HL
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Part-time workers: 'Broadly similar work' test in part-time workers legislation requires assessment of work as a whole
- 19 May 2006
In Matthews and others v Kent & Medway Towns Fire Authority and others  UKHL 8, the House of Lords held that in the assessment of whether full- and part-time workers are employed on broadly similar work, both the differences and the similarities between the two groups should be considered and an overall assessment made.
- 1 April 2006
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- 14 March 2006
Part-time staff claiming the same rights as full-timers have received a major boost from a crucial decision by the House of Lords.