Roddis v Sheffield Hallam University Posted In: Case Law
Case ReferenceUKEAT 0299_17_2603
Legal BodyEmployment Appeal Tribunal (UKEAT)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionDiscrimination and Equality, Contracts of Employment
In Roddis v. Sheffield Hallam University the EAT held a worker employed under an associate lecturer's contract of employment described by the Employment Tribunal as a zero-hours contract, was employed under the same type of contract as a lecturer on a full-time contract for the purposes of Regulation 2(2) and 2(4)(a)(i) Part-time Workers (Prevention of Less Favourable Treatment) Regulations 2000.
The Claimant was employed as an associate lecturer by the University, commencing employment on 30 January 2006. He was employed under a zero hours contract which stated that his hours of work would vary according to the workload of the University's business; that the University was under no
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