T for Time ApartPosted in : Essential Guide to Employment Contracts on 20 March 2012
Kiera Lee, writes:
The Office for National Statistics published figures in December 2011 which show the number of people working part-time has reached record levels:
This is due to the reduction in available full time work and to an increase in flexible working as a lifestyle choice. Whatever the reason for the change, employers need to be aware of the implications of part time working and the rights of those involved.
Part time workers are protected by the Part Time workers (Prevention of Less favourable treatment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2000 (as amended by Part Time workers (Prevention of Less favourable treatment)
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