Unfair dismissal of fixed term contracts

The actions of an employer which pays out an employee employed on a fixed term employment contract in circumstances where…

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Fixed term employment contracts and the fair work system

A genuine contract of employment for a specified term, which terminates at the expiration of that term, cannot attract an…

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Fixed term contracts and the fair work system

    It is generally well known that a fixed term contract of employment (ie one which will terminate at…

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Fixed term contracts and the fair work system

It is generally well known that a fixed term contract of employment (ie one which will terminate at an agreed…

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What is a contract of employment for a specified time?

Under the Fair Work Act, the issue of whether the coming to an end of an employee’s employment occurs by…

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Unfair dismissals and fixed term employment contracts Part 3

In two previous posts I have published commentary about the effect of fixed term contracts of employment upon the issue…

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Unfair dismissals and fixed term employment contracts Part 2

It is tolerably well established that a person whose employment has come to an end when an expressly inserted end…

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Unfair dismissals and fixed term employment contracts Part 1

The unfair dismissal jurisdiction of the Fair Work Commission is predicated and founded upon the notion that there has been…

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So-called outer limits contracts of employment

Fixed term contracts of employment The Explanatory Memorandum that accompanied the Fair Work Bill 2008 provides inter alia as follows….

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Redundancy and fixed term contracts

Recently, several people including two small business proprietors have asked me whether redundancy is payable to employees who lose their…

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