Successive fixed-term contracts of nine years not converted into permanent contracts
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The Supreme Court, the highest court in the UK, disagreed with all the lower courts on this issue. The employment tribunal, the Employment Appeal Tribunal, and the Court of Appeal had all held that the use of successive fixed-term contracts was not objectively justified.
fixed-term workers | successive fixed-term contracts | justification
The Supreme Court has held that it was objectively justified to employ teachers on successive fixed-term contracts amounting to nine years in total, and that these contracts were not converted into permanent contracts.