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My contract has been terminated from the 29 of june and ends

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my contract has been terminated from the 29 of june and ends on the 29 of august self employed for new zealand couriers. my run has been going for 7 months ive been on acc since my motorbike accident and now i have no job to go back to once im 100 percent ok.
are they able to terminate my contract and end my job just like that what actions should i take?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: New Zealand Law
Expert:  Chris The Lawyer replied 2 years ago.
If you are self employed you don't have the same rights as an employee. So they can cancel your contract if you cannot perform. It's a tough situation for you but that is why they use contractors, as it is much easier to fire them.