Review of Recent Labour Court Decisions: The Protection of Employees (Fixed-Term Work) Act 2003

Posted in : Supplementary Case Law Articles ROI on 9 May 2012

Our latest review of Labour Court decisions looks at three cases brought under The Protection of Employees (Fixed-Term Work) Act 2003.


Introduction

The Protection of Employees (Fixed-Term Work) Act 2003 has thrown up some interesting cases since it was passed into law almost nine years ago, with a variety of sometimes complex legal arguments put forward to advance or to defend claims. Amongst other measures, the legislation effectively places a cap of four years on the amount of time that an employee can serve under a series of two or more successive fixed term contracts, by entitling a fixed

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This article is correct at 06/08/2015
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