Additional information on the law on part-time workers for local authority employers, including Green Book provisions and job-sharing. To be read in conjunction with the general information on the law on part-time workers.
Definition from the XpertHR glossary.
A model contract to set out the terms and conditions of job-sharers.
A quiz for line managers to test their knowledge on the law and practice relating to job-sharers.
Line manager briefing examining job-sharing, including job-sharers' statutory rights and how managers can get the most out of job-sharing arrangements.
Good practice guidance discussing the importance of flexible working, the issues involved in drawing up an organisational policy and the main types of flexible working.
This week's case round-up from Eversheds, covering requests to job share.
In Brown v McAlpine & Co Ltd, the EAT holds that the tribunal had taken the correct approach in determining the discrimination issue, namely, by considering whether the decision not to offer job-sharing was justified at the time, not by considering whether the steps taken by the employer to find a job-share partner were reasonable.
In British Telecommunications plc v Roberts and Longstaffe (2 May 1996) EOR70D, the EAT rules that a request to jobshare after maternity leave is not covered by the special protection accorded to women during pregnancy and maternity leave.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to job sharing.