Part-time workers’ rights ruling

Title
Part-time workers’ rights ruling
Genre
Interview
TX Date
3 Mar 1994
Year of production
1994
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Duration
00:04:27
Description
Employment minister Ann Widdecombe speaks to Angela Rippon from Westminster about the House of Lords ruling that the government’s Employment Protection Act discriminates against part-time workers. Issues covered are redundancy and unfair dismissal, incompatibility with European law and burden on employers.
Contributors
Ann Widdecombe; Angela Rippon
Keywords
Legislation; Women; Employee rights; Equal opportunity; Redundancy terms; House of Lords; Discrimination; Employers; Legal decisions; Dismissal from employment; Part time employment

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