Roddis v Sheffield Hallam University [2018]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
    UKEAT 0299_17_2603
  • Legal Body
    Employment Appeal Tribunal (UKEAT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Discrimination and Equality, Contracts of Employment
Issues covered: Zero-Hours Contracts; Less Favourable Treatment; Part-time Workers Regulations; Full-time Worker Comparator

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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This article is correct at 31/05/2018

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