The way that people are employed has changed significantly in the last few decades.
The notion of a “job for life” and permanent full time employment as being the only options available is finished.
Fixed term work, part time work, agency work, employment for specified periods of time or specific purposes are commonplace now in all types of industries ranging from education to fast food to retail to medical/health.
With this huge change has come legislation to protect agency workers, part timers, fixed term workers and to prevent unfair treatment.
Fixed term work
- fixed term contracts
- teachers fixed term contracts
- successive fixed term contracts and contracts of indefinite duration
Part time workers