Rights

  • There is a difference in law between a contract “for services” (ie, appointing an independent contractor on a freelance basis) and a contract “of service”, which establishes the relationship of employer and employee between the parties.

  • The minimum requirements for the existence of a contract of employment are mutuality of obligation and control.

  • If an employee completes four years’ continuous service under one or more fixed term contracts, the employee will be considered as permanent unless the fixed-term status can be objectively justified.

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