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Why Employment Contracts are Necessary

The relationship that exists between an employer and an employee is based on a law of contract, but unlike other types of agreement only some certain aspects of the contract of the employees are required to be in writing by the law. If the terms and the conditions of a contract of the contract are not followed the person who has breached the agreement is taken to a tribunal court to answer to some charges. It is a common practice for both the employer and the employee to enter into a signed contract so that they can each understand the terms and the conditions that both parties have to abide with. These agreements are supposed to be in writing and have to incorporate the terms that both the employer and the employee have to work and abide with. Some of the employers will ignore this and agree on a verbal agreement with their employees they, therefore, do not finalize with the terms of employment in a written form or an employment contract.

The business operations and also the employee responsibilities can change with time. When changes occur in a business place, the employer and the employee has to ensure that the changes are captured in the written contract and then both parties to sign. The contract of employment enables both the employer and the employee to understand the terms and the conditions that they have to abide by so that they can create a conducive working environment. This contract is in operation from the time is signed, or the employment commences, until there are some amendments, or the contract is terminated. The contracts of employment also referred to as the common law contracts consists of the following.

The contract of employment includes the terms and conditions that the employer and the employee has agreed on. The terms that you have agreed on are included in the written contract.

The laws that are required by the law to be in employment contracts are also included. There are also other terms which are necessary to make the contract work.

There are also other terms which might seem obvious when mentioned. All the terms are well highlighted in the agreement contract.

The employers have to give a written statement to their employee who is a legal requirement highlighting certain particulars of the employment. The contact information include all the personal information between the business and the employee.

The hours that the employee is supposed to work per day is highlighted in the statement and if they have to work during the day or night and if they have to work on the weekends like Sundays and if the employees are paid overtime. It should also include if the employee is entitled to holiday entitlement, and this includes the public holidays.
It includes where the employee will work, and whether he or she will have to travel for work assignments in other areas and if they are paid and also if the employee will work in different places and if yes where.