part-time employee

A part-time employee is someone who works fewer hours than a full-time employee but on a regular, ongoing basis with expected work hours.

Part-time employment involves working regular hours each week, but less than what is considered full-time (usually less than 38 hours a week in many jobs). Part-time employees have a consistent schedule, like working every weekday morning or three full days a week. They enjoy benefits like annual leave and sick leave calculated on a pro-rata basis, meaning in proportion to their hours worked.

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