Updated to include information on Roddis v Sheffield Hallam University, concerning the comparator for a claim under the Part-time Workers (Prevention of Less Favourable Treatment) Regulations 2000, by a lecturer on a zero-hours contract.
In Roddis v Sheffield Hallam University, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) held that a lecturer employed under a zero hours contract was employed under the same type of contract as a permanent full-time lecturer for the purposes of his claim of less favourable treatment under the Part-time Workers (Prevention of Less Favourable Treatment) Regulations 2000 (SI 2000/1551).
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HR and legal information and guidance relating to zero hours and casual contracts.