Preventing Discrimination against Part-Time Workers - How Do I Handle It?Posted in : How Do I Handle It ROI on 21 March 2018
Our business is engaging employees on a part-time basis for the first time. I understand that part-time employees cannot be treated less favourably than equivalent full-time employees regarding certain terms and conditions. Does this apply to extra benefits made available to employees? How do I handle it?
It is correct that in accordance with the Protection of Employees (Part-Time Work) Act 2001, in a general sense, part-time employees may not be treated in a manner less favourable than equivalent full-time colleagues, in relation to their “conditions of employment” unless there are objective grounds for the less favourable treatment.
Conditions of employment can include pay, statutory and
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