The noteworthy feature of such a method of payment by consolidated amount is that the entire sum has to be taken into account for determination of indirect employment benefits like bonus, gratuity etc.
The Consolidated Employment Contract was abolished by the law of 18 January 2005 on Programming for Social Cohesion. The said law created new contracts intended for persons encountering particular difficulties in gaining access to employment: the Employment Support Contract and the Future Contract for the non-market sector. Consolidated employment contracts that are already underway continue to be subject to the same rules until their term.
An employee who works under contract for an employer. A contract employee is hired for a specific job at a specific rate of pay. A contract employee does not become a regular addition to the staff and is not considered a permanent employee.