Kücük v Land Nordrhein-Westfalen Case C-586/10; (2012) EMPLR 156
Contract of employment - temporary contracts - justification
26 January 2012
European Court of Justice
A series of 13 fixed-term contracts over 11 years, all to cover periods of temporary leave of others, did not require that fixed-term employee to be treated as permanent.
Paragraph 5(1) of the Framework Agreement annexed to Council Directive on Fixed Term Employees requires member states to prevent abuse of successive fixed-term contracts by requiring fixed-term contracts only to be renewed if there are objective reasons or to set an upper limit on the total length or number of such renewals.
Authoritative analysis of the rules governing termination of employment provides coverage of the...