Important legal victory on fixed-term contracts

The JHL public services union has won a landmark ruling on the used of fixed-term contracts. The worker concerned had had eight consecutive fixed-term contracts over a period of six years and the employer had tried to argue that this was permissible because the job was related to dealing with annual applications to the European Union’s structural funds. The court rejected the employers’ argument and awarded compensation to the employee. [Read more at > JHL (EN)->]

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