Moorman, Jane
April 2008
People Management;4/3/2008, Vol. 14 Issue 7, p20
The article discusses the employee benefits case Matthews v Kent and Medway Town Fire Authority decided by an employment tribunal in England in 2008. The decision in the case has closed the final chapter in an eight-year struggle for parity between full- and part-time firefighters. As a result of the decision, employers will find it harder to justify differences in pay and benefits between part-time and full-time staff where the part-time role involves the same core activities as a full-time one.


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