What is an employment contract?

What is an employment contract?

December 16, 2019

An EmploymentContractis a legal document that outlines the terms of employmentbetween an employer and an employee.  It is signed between an employee and an employer and It establishes both the rights and responsibilities of the two parties: the worker and the company. It contains the following; Names of the employer and employee, address of employment, Job title and description of employment duties, salary, expenses, hours worked each week, time off work, pension details, probationary period, performance assessments, term of employment, deductions, confidentiality/restrictive covenants, grievances, notice for termination of contract and other Clauses.

In a nutshell, an employment contract is beneficial to both the employee and the employer. It spells out the rights and obligations of each party, protects the job security of the employee and protects the employer from certain risks such as the release of confidential employer information after the term of employment ends.

 

 

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