In Carl v University of Sheffield  IRLR 616 EAT, the EAT held that a part-time worker complaining of less favourable treatment does not have to show that the treatment was solely on the ground of his or her part-time status. The EAT also held that the comparison must be with an actual, not a hypothetical, comparator.
A model contract clause on holidays for part-time workers.
A model contract clause on hours of work for part-time workers.
The Employment Appeal Tribunal has held that the claimant's part-time status does not have to be the sole reason for the less favourable treatment in order for him or her to succeed in a claim under the Part-time Workers (Prevention of Less Favourable Treatment) Regulations 2000 (SI 2000/1551).
A table summarising the compensation payable for breach of the requirements in relation to fixed-term employees.
A table summarising the compensation payable for claims of less favourable treatment on grounds of part-time working.
In Sharma and others v Manchester City Council  IRLR 336, the EAT held that part-time status does not need to be the sole reason for less favourable treatment, as compared to that of a full-time worker, for a complaint of unlawful discrimination to succeed.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to rights in relation to specific types of worker.