All employees who work for more than eight hours per week and for longer than a month should be informed in writing of the terms of their employment.
The employee should receive this written contract or letter within a month of starting work. This applies to temporary, fixed-term and permanent employment. The written document should be signed by the employer and include the following:
As an employee, you are on a fixed-term contract if your contract ends:
You are considered a fixed-term employee if you are:
As a fixed-term worker you are allowed the following same conditions as a permanent employee:
You are a freelancer and consultant if:
As a freelancer you have certain duties. These are:
Your work is on a zero hour contract if:
As a worker on a zero hour contract you can:
The Cypriot employment contract
The Law is very clear about the obligation of the employer to bring to the employee’s attention detailed information about the employment contract within one month from the commencement of the collaboration. The information can be delivered by employment contract or by letter of appointment.