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 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.
In Voss v Land Berlin C-300/06, the ECJ ruled that legislation under which overtime pay arrangements result in a part-timer being paid less overall than a comparable full-timer for the same number of hours potentially contravenes the principle of equal pay enshrined in art. 141 of the Treaty establishing the European Community.
The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has held that, for a claim under the part-time workers regulations to succeed, it is not necessary for part-time status to be the only reason for the less favourable treatment.
In McMenemy v Capita Business Services Ltd  IRLR 400 CS the Court of Session held that an employer that did not award time off in lieu of bank holidays to a part-time employee who did not work on Mondays was not in breach of the part-time worker Regulations.
A model contract clause on bank holidays for part-time workers.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to part-time workers.