The International Labour Organization's Part-Time Work Convention of 1994 (No. 175) and the European Union Directive 97/81 of 1997 concerning the Framework Agreement on Part-Time Work concluded by the Union of Industrial and Employers’ Confederations of Europe; the Center for Economic and Environmental Partnership, Inc.; and the European Trade Union Confederation have similar contents and define a part-time worker as an employee whose normal hours of work—calculated on a weekly basis or on average over a given period of employment—are less than the normal hours of work of a comparable full-time worker.

The term comparable full-time worker means a full-time worker in the same establishment having the same type of employment contract or relationship who is engaged in the same or a similar ...

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