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The Fixed-term Employees (Prevention of Less Favourable Treatment) Regulations 2002

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART 1 GENERAL AND INTERPRETATION

    1. 1. Citation, commencement and interpretation

    2. 2. Comparable employees

  3. PART 2 RIGHTS AND REMEDIES

    1. 3. Less favourable treatment of fixed-term employees

    2. 4. Objective justification

    3. 5. Right to receive a written statement of reasons for less favourable treatment

    4. 6. Unfair dismissal and the right not to be subjected to detriment

    5. 7. Complaints to employment tribunals etc.

    6. 7A.Extension of time limit to facilitate conciliation before institution of proceedings

    7. 8. Successive fixed-term contracts

    8. 9. Right to receive written statement of variation

  4. PART 3 MISCELLANEOUS

    1. 10. Restrictions on contracting out

    2. 11. Amendments to primary legislation

    3. 12. Liability of employers and principals

  5. PART 4 SPECIAL CLASSES OF PERSON

    1. 13. Crown employment

    2. 14. Armed forces

    3. 15. House of Lords staff

    4. 16. House of Commons staff

    5. 17. Police service

  6. PART 5 EXCLUSIONS

    1. 18. Government training schemes etc.

    2. 19. Agency workers

    3. 20. Apprentices

  7. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      WORKFORCE AGREEMENTS

      1. 1.An agreement is a workforce agreement for the purposes of...

      2. 2.For the purposes of this Schedule— “a particular group” is...

      3. 3.The requirements concerning elections referred to in paragraph 2 are...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      1. PART 1 AMENDMENTS TO PRIMARY LEGISLATION

        1. 1.In Schedule 11 to the Social Security Contributions and Benefits...

        2. 2.The Employment Tribunals Act 1996 is amended as follows—

        3. 3.(1) The 1996 Act is amended as follows.

      2. PART 2 TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS

        1. 4.Paragraph 1 of this Schedule applies where the relevant date...

        2. 5.(1) This paragraph applies to the dismissal of an employee...

  8. Explanatory Note

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