Part-time contract

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A part-time contract is a form of employment that carries fewer hours per week than a full-time job.wikipedia
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Full-time

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A part-time contract is a form of employment that carries fewer hours per week than a full-time job.
Full-time employment often comes with benefits that are not typically offered to part-time, temporary, or flexible workers, such as annual leave, sickleave, and health insurance.

Part-Time Work Convention, 1994

ILO Convention 175, Part Time Work Convention, 1994 (Geneva, 24 June 1994)
The International Labour Organisation Convention 175 requires that part-time workers be treated no less favourably than full-time workers.
Part-Time Work Convention, 1994 is an International Labour Organization Convention for protection of part-time workers including the rights to equal pay for equal work.

Job

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A part-time contract is a form of employment that carries fewer hours per week than a full-time job.
Jobs can be categorized, by the hours per week, into full time or part time.

Employment

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A part-time contract is a form of employment that carries fewer hours per week than a full-time job.
Full-time or part-time contract: has no defined length of time, can be terminated by either party, is to accomplish a specific task, specified number of hours.

United Kingdom labour law

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UK labour law
Part-time staff, agency workers, and people on fixed-term contracts are treated generally equally compared to full-time or permanent staff.

Temporary work

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Temporary work
Temporary workers may work full-time or part-time depending on the individual situation.

International Labour Organization

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According to the International Labour Organization, the number of part-time workers has increased from one-fourth to a half in the past 20 years in most developed countries, excluding the United States.

Amusement park

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For example, some amusement parks are closed during winter months and keep only a skeleton crew on hand for maintenance and office work.

Skeleton crew

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For example, some amusement parks are closed during winter months and keep only a skeleton crew on hand for maintenance and office work.

Student

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"Part-time" can also be used in reference to a student (usually in higher education) who takes only a few courses, rather than a full amount of coursework each semester.

Higher education

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"Part-time" can also be used in reference to a student (usually in higher education) who takes only a few courses, rather than a full amount of coursework each semester.

Netherlands

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The highest percentage of part-time work is in the Netherlands (see below) and the lowest in Bulgaria.

Bulgaria

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The highest percentage of part-time work is in the Netherlands (see below) and the lowest in Bulgaria.

The Economist

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The high percentage of women working part-time has been explained by social norms and the historical context of the country, where women were among the last in Europe to enter the workforce, and when they did, most of them did so on a part-time basis; according to The Economist, fewer Dutch men had to fight in the World Wars of the 20th century, and so Dutch women did not experience working for pay at rates women in other countries did.

Ghent University

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Research in 2016 led by professor Stijn Baert (Ghent University) debunked the idea that part-time work by students is an asset for their CV in respect of later employment chances.

Bureau of Labor Statistics

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According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, working part-time is defined as working between 1 and 34 hours per week.

Employee benefits

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Typically, part-time employees in the United States are not entitled to employee benefits, such as health insurance.

Health insurance

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Typically, part-time employees in the United States are not entitled to employee benefits, such as health insurance.

Employee scheduling software

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Increasing use of part-time workers in the United States is associated with employee scheduling software often resulting in expansion of the part-time workforce, reduction of the full-time workforce and scheduling which is unpredictable and inconvenient.

Schedule

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Increasing use of part-time workers in the United States is associated with employee scheduling software often resulting in expansion of the part-time workforce, reduction of the full-time workforce and scheduling which is unpredictable and inconvenient.

OECD

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The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development has Full-Time/Part-Time Employment Statistics and Incidence Rates for select nations, based on national definitions.

Contingent work

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These jobs are typically part time (typically with variable hours), have limited job security, and result in payment on a piece work basis.