Contract Law: Public Sector Restrictions

Posted in : Supplementary Articles ROI on 5 August 2011
Mary Kelleher
McCann FitzGerald

Mary Kelleher writes:

1. Engagement of Resources in the Public Sector/Fixed-Term Contracts

1.1 Flexibility in engagement of resources

Employers in the public sector are facing particularly challenging times in relation to the management of resources. This is against the backdrop of a reduction in public spending due to Government initiatives, at a time when there is an ever increasing demand for services in certain sectors.

Employers have to consider if it is possible to continue to engage fixed-term employees for specific projects or purposes within the remit of current Government initiatives

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This article is correct at 06/08/2015
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Mary Kelleher
McCann FitzGerald

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