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Fixed-Term Contract Terminations – Fair Work Commission View

When Is A Fixed Term Contract Of Employment Not A Fixed Term Contract

A recent Fair Work Commission (FWC) determination (Nesci v The Playford Hotel – [2018] FWC 5777) should have many employers scurrying to review the fixed term contract of all employees.

On 5 July 2017 Ms Nesci accepted a 12 month fixed term contract of employment which gave the start and end date of the contract as 3 July 2017 and 5 July 2018 respectively. This contract included an automatic unprotected “minimum employment period” of six months (which included a three month probationary period) during which time either party would be able to terminate the contract with one week’s notice.

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How to Manage Anonymous Workplace Complaints

How to Manage Anonymous Workplace Complaints

We’ve put some focus in recent months on workplace investigations through our series of videos outlining frequently asked questions on the subject. Today we’re covering a question that wasn’t covered in the series but which has arisen a few times and which we have had some success in addressing – How to manage anonymous workplace […]

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