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A. Introduction to part-time workers

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A. Introduction to part-time workers

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2.     Part-time workers

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IAN SMITH MA, LLB

of Gray's Inn, Barrister; Emeritus Professor of Employment Law at the University of East Anglia

A.     Introduction to part-time workers

A part-time worker is entitled to be treated no less favourably than a comparable full-time worker. The principal source for the UK legislation to secure this objective is the Part-Time Workers Directive 97/81/EC which was extended to the UK by Directive 98/23/EC. The Directive was implemented by the Part-Time Workers (Prevention of Less Favourable Treatment) Regulations 2000 SI 2000/1551 as amended by the Part-Time Workers (Prevention

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