Expiry of fixed-term contracts

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  • Date:
    1 October 1977
    Law reports

    Unfair dismissal: Different standard of fairness for temporary employees

    When the fixed term contract of a temporary employee expires without being renewed, the test of fairness may be less stringent than would be adopted for an employee whose status was not seen from the start as temporary. This is one of the points to emerge from Gwent County Council v Lane and Terry v East Sussex County Council.

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