BY MEISE NKAISENG ATTORNEYS – VANDERBIJLPARK AND THREE RIVERS, GAUTENG | July 28, 2021

Blog By

Herman Van Wyk
Associate at MNI Attorneys
Specialist in Labour Law

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Are fixed-term contracts for longer than 3 months valid?

• Employees earning below the current threshold of R211 596.30 per year may not be kept on fixed-term contracts for longer than 3 months.
• Otherwise, after 3 months, employees on fixed-term contracts are deemed permanent.
• There are exceptions to the rule, as referred to in section 198B of the Labour Relations Act, Act no 66 of 1995.

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