Job sharing refers to a job in which employees in an employment relationship with reduced working time distribute among themselves the actual working hours and the tasks pertaining to the job, and the full-time post benefits.
There are many combinations and permutations of job sharing and it may provide considerable flexibility for employees who wish to work part-time, in particular parents with small children.
European Commission (2013). Sex Discrimination in Relation to Part-Time and Fixed-Term Work. Available at: http://ec.europa.eu/justice/gender-equality/files/your_rights/sex_discri...