Maximum-Term Contract Employees and Unfair Dismissal

Two weeks ago the Full Bench of the Fair Work Commission (‘Full Bench’) handed down Khayam v Navitas English Pty Ltd [2017] FWCFB 5162. The decision considered the circumstances in which employees employed under ‘maximum-term’ (also known as outer-limit) contracts could bring an unfair dismissal claim. What is a maximum-term contract? Maximum-term contracts are employment contracts where [...]