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馃 [2021] What is temporary work? I professionalcolleagues.org/

1 julio, 2021


What is temporary work?

Temporary job

The Temporary job It is about hiring a person to do a temporary job. This hiring can be done directly (the company looks for and selects the employee) or through a temporary employment agency (ETT).

When does a company need a temporary worker?

Companies may need temporary workers for a number of reasons. The most important are:

  • Cover sick leave.
  • Cover maternity or paternity leave.
  • Accumulation of tasks on time.
  • Overtime in certain periods of time.
  • Carry out implementation projects.
  • Replacement of employees during vacation periods.
  • Administrative management outsourcing.

What types of fixed-term contracts are there?

Contract for a specific work or service

This type of contract is concluded for the Execution of a work or provision of a specific service for a limited period of time and of uncertain duration. The contract can be part-time or full-time.

The activity carried out by the employee under this type of contract cannot be the normal and permanent activity of the company, but an activity with its own autonomy and essentiality.

Fixed-term contract due to market conditions, accumulation of tasks or excess orders (possibly)

This contract is concluded when the company has a Work backlog or overorder. This can be part time or full time.

This type of contract can also be used with a first work experience, a young first job, or an unemployed person under the age of 30 who has no work experience or is less than three months old. The maximum term of this contract is six months within a period of twelve. If it is a first young job, it has a minimum duration of three months.

Fixed-term employment contract to replace employees with the right to keep their job (interim)

This contract is for temporarily replace a worker with the right to reserve the job, be it due to a vacation, a leave of absence, a vacation period, etc. The term of the contract is the length of the absence of the employee being replaced.

First youth employment contract

This type of contract is for young people who meet any of the following requirements:

  • Unemployed persons registered with the employment office who are younger than 30 or 35 years old if a degree of disability of 33% or more is recognized.
  • No work experience or less than three months.

The contract is limited in time, its minimum term is three months and its maximum term is six months (except as provided in the collective agreement, the …



馃 [2021] What is temporary work? I professionalcolleagues.org/