Fixed Term Contract Information Statement
Employers must give every employee engaged on a new fixed term contract a copy of the Fixed Term Contract Information Statement when they enter into the contract.
A fixed term employee is an employee who has a contract that terminates at the end of a set period (for example, the contract ends after a set date, period of time or a season).
Employers must also provide new employees with:
- the Fair Work Information Statement; and
- the Casual Employment Information Statement, if the employee is casual.
On this page:
The FTCIS provides employees with information about fixed term employment, including the rules about when fixed term contracts can be made.
The FTCIS has information about:
- what a fixed term contract is
- limitations on the use of fixed term contracts
- exceptions to the limitations
- how to resolve disputes about fixed term contract limitations and exceptions.
For more information about fixed term employment, visit Fixed term contract employees.
The FTCIS can be given to employees:
- in person
- by mail to their residential address, or
- if the employee agrees, it can be given electronically, such as:
- by email
- by emailing a link to this page of our website
- by emailing a link to a copy of the FTCIS available on the employer’s intranet.
Employers need to give fixed term employees the version of the FTCIS that’s in place when the employer enters into a fixed term contract with the employee. Employers should check back here regularly to make sure they’re using the latest version.
Source reference: Fair Work Act 2009 s. 333K