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Sharma & others v Manchester City Council - Being a part-time worker does not need to be the sole reason for detrimental treatment for Part-Time Workers (Prevention of Less Favourable Treatment) Regulations 2000 to apply [2008] EAT

Miss Sharma and her colleagues were all part-time workers with the Manchester Adult Education Service (MAES), part of Manchester City Council. By way of a complex series of cost-saving measures, their hours were reduced. They claimed that the Council had breached the Part Time Workers (Prevention of Less Favourable Treatment) Regulations 2000 in that the matter had been handled for part-timers in a way which was disadvantageous when compared with the way it had been handled for full-time workers.

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