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ECJ: renewal of fixed-term employment contracts may be justified by replacement needs

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fixed-term contracts | successive contracts | covering absences

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has suggested that it may be possible for employers to justify engaging an individual for more than four years on a succession of fixed-term contracts as he or she moves around to cover work for different absent employees.