Fixed Term Contracts - Carmela Carratù v Poste Italiane SpA – AG OPINION

Posted in : Supplementary Articles ROI on 8 November 2013
Michelle Ní Longáin
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Michelle outlines fixed term contracts in the case of Carmela Carratù v Poste Italiane SpA – AG OPINION.

In Carmela Carratù v Poste Italiane SpA, the referring court had already found it to be unlawful for Poste Italiane to have employed the applicant in the main proceedings, Ms Carratù, under a fixed-term contract. Under national rules compensation payable for the unlawful insertion of a fixed-term clause in a contract of employment was limited to a bracket ranging from 2.5 to 12 months' pay.

In this regard, the referring court sought guidance as to the amount of compensation due, and made a preliminary reference seeking guidance on inter alia whether the principle of

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