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Name: Fixed-Term Employees (Prevention of Less Favourable Treatment) Regulations 2002 (No. 2034 of 2002).
Country: United Kingdom
Subject(s): Conditions of employment
Type of legislation: Regulation, Decree, Ordinance
Adopted on: 2002-07-30
Entry into force:
ISN: GBR-2002-R-63651
Bibliography: UK Statutory Instruments, United Kingdom, 20 p.
Abstract/Citation: Establishes right of fixed-term employee not to be treated less favourably by employer than comparable permanent employee, unless justified on objective grounds. Principle also applies in the areas of wages and pensions. Fixed-term employees will be considered permanent employees if they have been employed on successive fixed-term contracts for a period of four years or more without justification on objective grounds. Collective or workforce agreement may specify maximum total period for which employees may be continuously employed on one or successive fixed-term contracts, maximum number of successive fixed-term contracts and objective grounds justifying renewal of fixed-term contracts.
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