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GOVERNANCE FIXED-TERM CONTRACTS & THE AMENDED LABOUR RELATIONS ACT THE INCEPTION OF THE LABOUR RELATIONS ACT 65 OF 2014 ON 1 JANUARY 2015 PROVIDES NEW PROTECTION TO EMPLOYEES ON FIXED-TERM CONTRACTS.Β  Section 198B is deemed to be of indefinite work or employment on a specific, limited duration, unless the nature of the work project), analysing the terms and conditions is of a limited or definite duration, or of employment of fixed-term employees, the employer can demonstrate any other determining the possibility of concluding justifiable reason for fixing the term of the a collective agreement with the trade contract. union, and analysing fixed-term contracts The Amendment Act’s provisions that now An individual employed on a fixed-term regulate fixed-term contracts are provided for in the new Section 198B. This section does not apply to employers who have fewer than 10 employees, nor to those who employ more than 50 employees during the first two years of the business’s existence, nor to employees earning more than the statutory remuneration threshold of R205 433,30. It also does not apply to employees on a fixed contract that is permitted by any statute, sectoral determination or collective agreement. An employer is permitted to employ an employee to whom the new section applies on a fixed-term contract or successive fixed-term contracts for up to three months. contract for longer than three months must It should also be borne in mind that the employee on a permanent basis performing existing provisions on the law of dismissal the same or similar work, unless there is and the concept of reasonable expectation a justifiable reason for different treatment. of renewal of a fixed-term contract of This provision on treatme ΉΠ…ΑΑ±₯•ΜΡ‘Ι•”•΅Α±½ε΅•ΉΠΙ•΅…₯Έ°…Ή₯Έ™…ΠΉ½ά•αΡ•Ή)΅½ΉΡ‘́…™Ρ•Θ½΅΅•Ή•΅•ΉΠ½˜Ρ‘”Ρ‘”•αΑ•Ρ…Ρ₯½ΈΡΌ₯Ή±Υ‘”…Έ•αΑ•Ρ…Ρ₯½Έ)΅•Ή‘΅•ΉΠΠ°€Ή”Έ½Έ€ΔΑΙ₯°€ΘΐΔΤ°™½Θ½˜Α•Ι΅…Ή•ΉΠ•΅Α±½ε΅•ΉΠΈ)™₯ᕐ΅Ρ•Ι΄½ΉΡΙ…Ρ́½˜•΅Α±½ε΅•ΉΠ•ΉΡ•Ι•)₯ΉΡΌ‰•™½Ι”Ρ‘”½΅΅•Ή•΅•ΉΠ½˜Ρ‘”)΅•Ή‘΅•ΉΠΠΈ=Ή”έ½Υ±Ρ‘₯Ή¬Ρ‘…Ёё₯Μ)ΑΙ½Ω₯Ν₯½Έέ½Υ±½Ή±δ‰•½΅”•™™•Ρ₯Ω”…™Ρ•Θ)Ρ‘”•΅Α±½ε•”₯́‘••΅•ΡΌ‰”Α•Ι΅…Ή•ΉΠ°)½Θ…Ё±•…ΝЁ…™Ρ•Θ…Ήδ±½Ή•Θ©ΥΝΡ₯™₯…‰±”)‘ΥΙ…Ρ₯½Έ€‘…́₯́Α•Ι΅₯ΡΡ•€°‰ΥЁё…Ё₯́Ή½Π)Ρ‘”έ…δΡ‘”Ι•±•Ω…ΉΠΝՈ΅Ν•Ρ₯½Έ₯́ݽɑ•Έ)Q‘½Ν”•΅Α±½ε••Μ½Έ™₯ᕐ΅Ρ•Ι΄½ΉΡΙ…ΡΜ)ݽɐƒŠqΝՍ•ΝΝ₯Ω—Štέ₯±°‰”Ι₯Ρ₯…°μΡ‘•Ι”₯́½˜•΅Α±½ε΅•ΉΠ΅ΥΝЁΉ½ά‰”…™™½Ι‘••ΕΥ…°)ΉΌΝΑ•₯™₯Œ•αΑ±…Ή…Ρ₯½Έ½ΘΑΙ½Ω₯Ν₯½ΈΡΌΡ‘”½ΑΑ½ΙΡΥΉ₯ΡδΡΌ…ΑΑ±δ™½ΘΩ……Ή₯•ΜΈM•Ρ₯½Έ)•™™•ΠΡ‘…Ё™₯ᕐ΅Ρ•Ι΄½ΉΡΙ…Ρ́΅…䁽ȀΔδα …±ΝΌ₯ΉΡΙ½‘Ս•ΜΉ•άΑΙ½Ω₯Ν₯½ΉΜ₯Έ)΅…䁹½Π‰”₯ΉΡ•ΙΙΥΑΡ•‰δ„•ΙΡ…₯ΈΑ•Ι₯½Ι•ΝΑ•Π½˜Α…ΙΠ΅Ρ₯΅”•΅Α±½ε••ΜΈ)Α•Ι₯½ΈQ‘”ΑΙ½‰…‰±”₯ΉΡ•ΙΑΙ•Ρ…Ρ₯½Έέ₯±°‰”)Ρ‘…Ёё”½±±•Ρ₯Ω”‘ΥΙ…Ρ₯½Έ½˜Ν•Α…Ι…Ρ”)™₯ᕐ΅Ρ•Ι΄½ΉΡΙ…Ρ́έ₯±°‰”ΥΡ₯±₯Ν•ΡΌ)‘•Ρ•Ι΅₯Ή”έ‘•Ρ‘•ΘΡ‘”Ρ‘Ι•”΅΅½ΉΡ Α•Ι₯½)‘…́‰••Έ•α••‘•Έ)Q‘•Ι”…Ι”Ρ‘•Ι•™½Ι”„ΉΥ΅‰•Θ½˜Υɝ•ΉΠ)½ΉΝ₯‘•Ι…Ρ₯½ΉΜΡΌ‰”‘•…±Πέ₯Ρ ‰δ)•΅Α±½ε•ΊݑΌΥΡ₯±₯Ν”™₯ᕐ΅Ρ•Ι΄½ΉΡΙ…ΡΜ)½˜•΅Α±½ε΅•ΉΠΈQ‘•Ν”½ΉΝ₯‘•Ι…Ρ₯½ΉΜ)έ₯±°₯Ή±Υ‘”…ΝΝ•ΝΝ₯Ήœέ‘…Ё©ΥΝΡ₯™₯…‰±”)Ι•…Ν½ΉΜ΅₯‘Ё•α₯ΝЁѼ•αΡ•ΉΡ‘”‘ΥΙ…Ρ₯½Έ)΅Α±½ε΅•ΉΠ₯ΈΡ•Ι΅Μ½˜„™₯ᕐ΅Ρ•Ι΄½˜™₯ᕐ΅Ρ•Ι΄½ΉΡΙ…ΡΜ€‘™½Θ•α…΅Α±”°)½ΉΡΙ…Π½Ή±Υ‘•₯Έ½ΉΡΙ…Ω•ΉΡ₯½Έ½˜Ρ•΅Α½Ι…Ιδ₯ΉΙ•…͕́₯ΈΡ‘”Ω½±Υ΅”½˜)A€ΜΠ)΅•Ή‘΅•ΉΠΠΈ)Ή½Π‰”ΡΙ•…Ρ•±•Ν́™…Ω½ΥΙ…‰±δΡ‘…Έ…ΈQ‘”΅•…Ή₯ΉœΡ‘…Ёέ₯±°‰”₯Ω•ΈΡΌΡ‘”)½˜Ρ₯΅”έ‘•Έ…±Υ±…Ρ₯ΉœΡ‘”Ρ‘Ι•”΅΅½ΉΡ )½˜•΅Α±½ε΅•ΉΠ•ΉΡ•Ι•₯ΉΡΌΑΙ₯½ΘΡΌΡ‘”)=Ρ‘•ΘΕΥ•ΝΡ₯½ΉΜέ₯±°Ι•±…Ρ”ΡΌΡ‘”Ι₯‘Ё½˜)Ρ‘”•΅Α±½ε•ΘΡΌ•΅Α±½δΡ‘”•΅Α±½ε•”½Έ)„™₯ᕐ΅Ρ•Ι΄ΑΙ½‰…Ρ₯½Ή…ΙδΑ•Ι₯½…ΉΡ‘”)•α₯ΝΡ₯ΉœΑΙ½Ω₯Ν₯½ΉΜ½˜•ΙΡ…₯Έ‰…ɝ…₯Ή₯Ήœ)½ΥΉ₯±Μ½ΈΡ‘”ΥΡ₯±₯Ν…Ρ₯½Έ½˜™₯ᕐ΅Ρ•Ι΄)½ΉΡΙ…ΡΜ°έ‘₯ ΅…䁑₯™™•Θ°™½Θ•α…΅Α±”°)₯ΈΙ•ΝΑ•Π½˜Ρ‘”Α•Ι΅₯ΝΝ₯‰±”‘ΥΙ…Ρ₯½Έ½˜)™₯ᕐ΅Ρ•Ι΄½ΉΡΙ…ΡΜΈ)…Ω₯Έ5Υ±Ω•ΉΉ„