Category Archives: Part-Time Workers

Zero-Hour Contracts and Discrimination Rights

Can an employee compare their zero-hour contract with a full-time contract for the purposes of a part-time workers discrimination claim? In a recent case decided by the Employment Appeal Tribunal the question of zero-hour contracts and discrimination was considered. The case is Mr P Roddis v Sheffield Hallam University. The Law Part-Time workers, under the […]

Detrimental Treatment of Part-Time Workers

Part time worker discrimination  It is not that often that we get a discrimination case under the Part Time Workers Regulations 2000, perhaps because most employers are familiar with the “pro rata” principle whereby part time workers’ pay and benefits should be proportionate to that of full time workers, based on the number of hours […]

Less Favourable Treatment & Time Limits

   Can Less Favourable Treatment extend over several distinct contracts?  In a recent case decided by the Employment Appeal Tribunal the principle of less favourable treatment of Fixed-Term and Part-Time employees was considered. The Law Fixed-Term and Part-Time employees have additional protection from less favourable treatment compared to permanent or full-time employees on the grounds of […]

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