Employment Contract Law

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Negotiating an Employment Contract

The employment contract sets forth the terms and obligations of the employer's relationship with the employee. Most employment contracts are negotiable. After signing the employment contract, the employee and employer are both bound under the terms of the contract. The employment contract often gives the employer some control over when they can terminate an employee. Similarly, an employment contract can provide the employee with a sense of job security if it is for a set term.

Items Usually Addressed in an Employment Contract

Common Clauses in Employment Contracts

Do I Need an Attorney for My Employment Contract Issue?

Consulting an attorney before signing or drafting an employment contract is helpful to ensure that you know what will be expected under the contract. An employment lawyer can also help negotiate terms that will benefit you and to re-negotiate the contract if either party wishes to change the employment relationship.

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Last Modified: 06-26-2014 10:49 AM PDT

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