What counts as a fixed-term contract. Employees are on a fixed-term contract if both of the following apply: they have an employment contract with the organisation they work for. their contract ends on a particular date, or on completion of a specific task, eg a project.
A full-time employment contract requires between 35 and 40 hours of work per week. A work day is usually between five and eight hours; 12-hour shifts are only three days per week. For more hours, the company has the obligation to pay the employee overtime.