The Employment Agreement is an important document that sets out the terms and conditions agreed to between the employer and the employee. It implies that the employer shall gainfully employ the employee in a capacity as specified in the terms and conditions of the Employment Agreement.
The Employment Agreement shall detail the date from which employment shall begin. It will also state the rights and duties of the employee as well as any extra duties as may be required from time to time. The work timings of the employee shall clearly state a start time right until he or she is finished for the day as well as require that the employee stays on late, if so necessitated by work requirements.
The employee shall receive all the necessary information pertaining to standards of performing the work, rules, policies and other regulations as may be in force as well as all manuals describing the working environment. Usually the employee is given an Employee Handbook to educate him or her about the company’s policies and goals as well as what is required of the employee. These aforementioned rules, regulations, standards for performing tasks, policies and manuals may be continuously upgraded and the employee is bound to adhere to such amendments and changes.
The employee will begin work from a specified date and shall continue working with the employer until such time as his or her services are terminated or until a date specified as being the termination date. Either party may discontinue with the agreement for any reason or a notice period for ending the agreement may be specified in the Employment Agreement.
Compensation paid to the employee by the employer shall be clearly specified as a fixed amount per annum paid an amount as specified in the Employment Agreement, to be paid either every week, month, or every two weeks as well as all “fringe benefits” that the employee is entitled to receive in the course of their employment.
Termination of the Employment Agreement may be due to a variety of reasons. Some of these could be: