Create your Employment Contract
Frequently Asked QuestionsWhat is an employment contract?An employment contract is a legally binding document that sets out the expectations, rights, and obligations that will govern the relationship between an employer and employee.When should I use an employment contract?A written employment contract should be used whenever an employment relationship is being created and the parties wish to minimise the potential for disputes or confusion by clearly establishing their rights and obligations.
Although oral agreements are a valid alternative, they are more likely to result in disagreement and will be more difficult to rely on should a dispute arise.What is the difference between permanent and temporary employment?Under a permanent employment relationship there is no specified end date and the employment will continue until either party gives appropriate notice.
A temporary employment relationship will end on a fixed date. For example, contract or seasonal employees are considered temporary.
Can an employment contract be used for an independent contractor?No, you should use LawDepot’s Service Agreement if you will be hiring an independent contractor.