How many successive fixed-term contracts can be used post-retirement?Posted in : Seamus Says - Employment Law Discussion on 11 January 2019
This question is on on retirement and fixed-term contracts:
How many successive fixed-term contracts can be used post-retirement and is there a guideline as to how long these can be? For example, how do you sensitively gauge how long someone is able to continue work?
I think this question, Seamus, came from one of our listeners in the Republic of Ireland, where it's fairly common—and indeed, there's legislation—on using fixed-term contracts to extend retirement where retirement age has been brought into the employment.
They still have to be justified. If it were to be used even in
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