What is an employment contract?

Majority of companies provide employment contracts and a letter of offer to formalise the agreement between the organisation and candidate. An employment contract is a legal binding document between an individual and company in which the company agrees to employ the employee on set terms and conditions.

As all employment contracts are different this is a basic guideline of what to expect.

  • Duties and Responsibilities
  • Hours of Work
  • Conflict of Interest
  • Confidential Information
  • Intellectual Property Rights
  • Remuneration & Benefits
  • Superannuation
  • Performance Review
  • Business Expenses (If applicable)
  • Annual leave
  • Sick Leave / Career Leave / Maternity Leave
  • Long Service Leave
  • Termination
  • Suspension
  • Redundancy
  • Restraint on Employees Conduct
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Legal Advice
  • Governing Law

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