Find out the definition of a part-time employee and what should be included in your contract of service.
A part-time employee is one who is under a contract of service to work less than 35 hours a week.
Part-time employees are covered by the Employment Act (except for those who are domestic workers or seamen).
Contract of service
As a part-time employee, your contract of service must specify your:
- Hourly basic rate of pay.
- Hourly gross rate of pay (the hourly basic rate plus allowances).
- Number of working hours per day or per week.
- Number of working days per week or per month.