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Ruling gives part-timers more rights

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Part-time staff claiming the same rights as full-timers have received a major boost from a crucial decision by the House of Lords.

In Matthews and Others v Kent & Medway Towns and Fire Authority and others - a test case affecting about 16,500 retained firefighters - the House of Lords made it easier for part-timers to compare themselves with full-timers.