Questions tagged [contract-extension]

Questions relating to the extension of a contract up to and including negotiations on cost and scope

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Professional way to decline contract extension

I’m on 6 month contract ending at the end of Oct. I’ve enjoyed my time there but for multiple reasons (distance, working hours and company culture etc.) I started looking for new roles. I took 3 days ...
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Is it legal for my employer to ask me to work without contract? [closed]

My full-time contract has expired 2 months ago. My employer told me that I have to convert my contract to a permanent role as I have completed more than 2 years with the company. So I continued ...
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How to justify the need for knowledge transfer

I have 7 outsourced employees and 2 employees with a yearly contract. Management wants to get rid of 5 of the outsourced employees as soon as possible and replace them with 5 new outsourced employees ...
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How to negotiate contract extension to 3 months without disclosing reason?

I recently started contracting as a software developer. After some difficulty I have signed my first contract which is due to start soon, for an initial 3 months. I have decided that in another 6-7 ...
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Boss asked me to sign a resignation paper without a date on it along with my new contract

After messing up at work by calling in sick way beyond the assigned time (my day starts at 9, and I called in at 11) I got a stern talk with my boss and senior programmer. My boss was ready to fire me ...
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Updated contract with increased PTO days; how to adjust them for the remainder of the year? [closed]

I've received an updated contract that now includes paid vacation, where before I didn't have such a thing (previously had a week of unpaid vacation expected per year). Now, I'm going to ask how this ...
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How To Approach My Employer about Renewing my Contract?

I have an employment contract that is ending on 12/31/18. The last time I talked with my boss was 5 weeks ago and he just answered vaguely that we don’t know if any of us are going to have a job. We ...
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Probation period extended [closed]

I started my job in April 8th 2018, so now it's been 3 months. My manager wants to extend this probation another 3 months, which I understand (but I don't agree) The thing is I haven't signed any ...
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Being made redundant, but asked to do contract work after finishing — how should I negotiate my contracting rate?

I was recently given notice that I am being made redundant- basically because my employer is losing one of their main clients- and am set to finish working at the end of this week. I don't have ...
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Job contract renewal. When is it reasonable to expect one? [closed]

3 months before expiration I had a performance review with my supervisor who spoke very highly of my achievements. However, to be fair, imho he is the kind of person who would praise even the worst ...
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Probation extension was notified verbally rather than in writing

After my six month probation period with my current employer had expired, I was told that my probation period is being extended for three months. My original probation period was from 11 Nov to 11 ...
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Company lowers weekly work time at same salary - but not for part-time employees [closed]

I am not sure how to deal with the recent change at my current workplace. All employees have been offered new contracts. Here in Germany, it is common for it-companys to have a weekly work time of ...
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How to approach a job search while in a 3 month contract job?

I am working on-site on a short-term contract, 3 months. From the beginning of application my employer told me that this will be a short-term contract, but the position is with a large company with ...
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Boss wants to extend internship but I can not stay that long

Currently, I am employed as an intern at a company where I am doing the work for my master thesis. The internship was initially limited to six months. As it turns out the thesis will not be finished ...
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Recruited as a director, but I won't be a director straight away, was I misled? [closed]

Bit of a tricky one, but I am in the midst of a move from a prestigious outfit in my field to a bit more of a niche outfit (promise of better work/life balance, and the pay is still good). One of the ...
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When and how do you bring up extension when trial period is ending? [closed]

My trial period in a company is ending in two days. Does that mean they're not going to extend my internship if I haven't heard anything from them? Should I bring this up myself? I only have 2 days, ...
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Contract Employee - They want me to stay but I want to resign [closed]

I started 6 months ago at a software consulting company, with a temporary contract for 9 months. Last week, I was contacted by HR, and they said that I would be having a meeting with my manager, the ...
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How can I request for an extension of my summer job if the company do not mention their interest?

I am about to complete my summer job by the end of this week. But I could say that I worked really well and everyone seemed to appreciate it. I have not expressed that I would want an extension yet (...
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Summer job extension to a job

Thank you, everyone, who helped me last time for summer job extension question. I emailed my manager and she was positive with one-month extension. But in the interview, the total period for this ...
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Summer job extension

I got a summer job in a very reputed company for three months. But the contract said they will work with me for one month and then extend to next month. After one month my boss was leaving for ...
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What should I do when my client keeps revealing more requirements? [duplicate]

I am a freelance developer and a virtual assistant. I assist my clients with technical things like getting something to work in Linux. I work from home and my clients use online instant messaging ...
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Should I backdate the contract in this situation? [closed]

A year ago, I signed a contract with a company which last for a year. However after one year, the project wasn't finished in time so they asked me to stay for three more months. And there was supposed ...
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No contract extension because pregnancy? [closed]

My wife, who has been in a contract role for almost a year with several extension, has been told today that her contract may not be extended after end of this month - due to contract extension issues. ...
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Can I negotiate a contract extension?

I got a 3 month contract. I'm a subcontractor for a company that as an agreement with another company that's won a government bid. My 3 months are done tomorrow and the government company has said ...
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What to do when I receive a contract from a company I have to reply to the same day?

I was working at a startup company for a year making less than minimum wage. Eventually it got to the point where I could not continue and got a very lucrative job making about 20k more a year than is ...
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How do raises work for extended contracts? [closed]

Background : I am working as a contractual, and the recruitment firm assigned me this job and I accepted. My contract ends soon, and the recruitment firm informed me that I was offered a contract ...
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If I take a 2-week paternity leave in the UK, do I get a 2-week extension to my work contract?

If I take a 2-week paternity leave in the UK, do I get a 2-week extension to my work contract, in which I would receive my normal salary? In Norway, I did get an extension, but I am not sure if the ...
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Contract extension - when to give an answer

Some background: I'm working as a contractor at a consulting company. Contract ends in a month and I was offered an extension. I want to move on because I'm not really enjoying the work. I don't ...
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Dealing with clients who want more than what's in the contract

We have a client with whom we have a contract. The contract scope is very clear and well defined. One day, one of the guys in the client company called and said, "hey, it would be great if you could ...
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When is the best time to ask about my contract status/extension

My contract is going to be up in about 1 month. Since this is my first contracting gig, I don't know how to go about this. Some of my friends have said to ask my boss next wk to give them time to do ...