Respond to a request from a part-time worker for a written statement of reasons for less favourable treatment

Key points

  • Part-time workers have the right not to be treated less favourably than comparable full-time workers on the ground of their part-time status, unless the less favourable treatment is justified.
  • A part-time worker who considers that the employer has treated him or her less favourably can request a written statement of reasons for the less favourable treatment.
  • The employer must respond within a specified time limit.

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