In Davies v Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council (15 September 1999) EOR88D, the EAT rules that a part-time worker who was given time off to attend a full-time trade union course was entitled under European law to be paid as if she were a full-time worker.
In Manor Bakeries Ltd v Nazir (1 August 1996) EOR70B, the EAT rejects a part-time worker's equal pay claim under EC law in respect of paid time off to attend a trade union conference as a delegate. According to the EAT, Article 119 of the EC Treaty confers a right to equal pay for equal work, and attendance at a union conference is not "work".
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