Union wins important part-time workers' case

Denmark
The FOA public service union has won a key court case that says that part-time workers who suffer injuries at work can have their compensation based on a full-time worker’s salary. The union has been pursuing this and similar cases on the basis that part-time work, particularly for many women workers, is only temporary, often coinciding with periods bringing up young children. Any injury compensation based on potential loss of earnings should therefore be based on the assumption that they would return to full-time employment. [Read more at > FOA (DK)->http://www.foa.dk/Forbund/Presse?newsid={05A689DF-3AB3-4520-AD05-DBC12EF048EE}]

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