The Features of Legal Regulation on Part-Time Work

Ramunė Guobaitė-Kirslienė


The article concentrates on the main features of part-time work according to international law and international practice. In order to discuss the modern understanding of part-time work, the author analyzes the provisions of legal regulation on part-time work, the concept of part-time work, the main forms of part-time work organization, duration of part-time work and the features of part-time work agreements. The article aims at identifying the main features of legal regulation for ensuring the most effective implementation of part-time agreements in practice. It is discussed whether the implementation of this right can be linked with labour contract party autonomy, not limited by an imperative of the legislator. With the view on that, the author analyzes which legal regulation is mostly corresponding with the essence and the objectives of part-time work.


part-time work; incomplete working day; incomplete working week; summary recording of part-time work; part-time worker; shorter working time

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