Agreement—fixed term, casual worker (zero hours)
Agreement—fixed term, casual worker (zero hours)

The following Employment guidance note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Agreement—fixed term, casual worker (zero hours)

[To be typed on the organisation’s headed notepaper]

[Insert name of worker]

[Insert worker’s address]

[Insert date]

Dear [insert name of worker] (‘you’)

Casual work for [insert name of organisation] (‘we’ or ‘us’)

This agreement sets out the terms on which you and we have agreed that you will provide your occasional services as [insert role] on a casual, fixed-term basis. Due to the nature of our business, and this role, we are unable to anticipate exactly when, and for how long, we will need your services during the [[summer] term OR harvest period OR performance season at [insert name of venue]].

  1. 1


  2. Your employer under this agreement is [insert name of organisation]. This agreement is not a contract of employment and it does not give you any employment rights, other than those to which workers are entitled.

  3. 2

    Term of engagement

    1. 2.1

      Your engagement under this agreement starts on [insert date] and ends on [insert date] (Term), unless terminated earlier in accordance with paragraph 23.

    2. 2.2

      [The first [insert number] [weeks OR months] of your engagement will be a probationary period (the Probationary Period), during which we will assess your suitability for the engagement