Employment Contract Review

If you are an employer, it is important to have a lawyer review your employment contracts. This will help ensure that the contract is legal and binding, and that it protects your rights as an employer. An employment contract review can also help identify any potential problems with the contract, such as clauses that may be illegal or unenforceable. 

If you have any questions about employment contracts, or need help reviewing or negotiating a contract, contact an experienced employment lawyer. Workplace Wizards can help you with all aspects of employment law, including contract review and negotiation. Our employment law experts can also ensure your employment agreement meets national employment standards and complies with the conditions stipulated in the Fair Work Act. Contact our employment lawyers today to get your employment contract reviewed.

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The Importance of Employment Contracts

An employment contract is a legally binding agreement between an employer and an employee. The contract sets out the terms and conditions of the employment relationship, including the duties and responsibilities of each party, the duration of the employment, and the compensation and benefits that will be provided. 

It is important for both employers and employees to understand their rights and responsibilities under the contract, and to have a lawyer review the contract to ensure that it is legal and enforceable.

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Employment Contract Review For Businesses

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As an employer, if you are considering hiring an employee, you should:
  • Draft an employment contract that clearly sets out the rights and responsibilities of both the employer and the employee’s role.
  • Have a lawyer review the contract to ensure that it is legal and enforceable.
The above processes need to be completed with rigorous attention and care to company policies as well as national employment standards. An employment lawyer can help you understand what should be in an employment contract, including:
  • The duties of the employee
  • The term of the employment
  • Compensation and benefits
  • Restrictions on competition and non-compete clauses
  • Proprietary information and confidentiality obligations
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For business owners and employers, contracts need to contain termination provisions that comply with state and federal law. An employment lawyer can review your contract to make sure it is legally binding. This includes reviewing termination terms, reasonable notice period, restrictive covenants, trade clauses, confidentiality provisions and post employment restraints, all while meeting the legal requirements of the Fair Work Commission. A lawyer can help you create contracts that are legally enforceable and protect the business’ future interests. The following are just some key reasons employers can benefit from enlisting employment contract review services from expert lawyers:
  • To ensure that the contract complies with employment laws.
  • To protect the business from liability for breaches of the contract by the employee.
  • To protect the business from claims by the employee for breach of the contract.
  • To ensure that the contract sets out the duties and responsibilities of the employee in a clear and concise way.
If you have an existing employment contract that you need to review, consult Workplace Wizards. Our lawyers can help you understand your rights and obligations under the agreement. This is especially important if you are considering terminating the contract or if there is a dispute between you and the other party. We can also review the employment terms for independent contractors, consultants, and other business relationships to ensure that the agreement protects your interests. Consult our team today to get your contract reviewed.

Employment Contract Review For Employees

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If you have been asked to sign a new employment contract, it is important that you have a lawyer review the agreement before you put your signature on it. Employment law can be complex to navigate. Expert employment lawyers will be able to identify any potential red flags and advise you on how to protect your rights. Remember, if you are an employee, you have the right to:
  • Review the employment contract before signing it.
  • Negotiate the terms of the contract, if possible.
  • Have a lawyer review the contract to ensure that you understand what the contract means and what your rights are.
  • Get legal advice if you have any questions about the contract.
At a glance, an employment contract should include clauses that address the following issues:
  • Your job duties and responsibilities
  • Your salary or hourly wage
  • Vacation and sick leave
  • Health insurance and other benefits
  • Termination of employment
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However, it’s always best to take a closer look at your employment agreement with lawyers who specialise in employment law and employment contract review. At Workplace Wizards, our team of experienced employment lawyers can help you with all aspects of your employment contract, from negotiating the terms of the agreement to reviewing it for potential red flags. We will work with you to ensure that your contract is fair and protects your rights as an employee.

Comprehensive Legal Services From Employment Law Consultants and Lawyers

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At Workplace Wizards, we provide legal services for both employers and employees in relation to employment contract reviews. This includes:
  • Reviewing employment agreements for compliance with employment laws.
  • Negotiating amendments to existing contracts.
  • Advising on the implications of proposed changes to employment contracts.
  • Drafting new employment contracts.
  • Reviewing and advising on termination clauses in employment contracts.
Whether you are an employer or employee, we can provide you with expert legal support on your employment agreements. Contact us today to discuss your needs.

Consult Workplace Wizards' Employment Lawyers Today

For both employers and employees, it is important to have a lawyer review your employment contract before you sign it. An experienced lawyer can help you understand the terms of the contract and negotiate any changes that you want. If you have any questions about your employment contract, contact Workplace Wizards today. We can help you with all aspects of employment law, including contract review and negotiation. Contact us today for a FREE initial consultation with our team.

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Frequently Asked Questions

An employment contract is a legally binding agreement between an employer and an employee. It sets out the terms and conditions of employment, including:
  • The duties of the employee;
  • The rights of the employee;
  • The compensation of the employee;
  • The duration of employment; and
  • Any other terms and conditions that are relevant to the employment relationship.

An employment contract review by an experienced lawyer can help you understand your rights and obligations under the contract, and ensure that the contract is fair and reasonable. 

If you are an employer, a lawyer can also help you draft an employment contract that protects your business interests and complies with employment law. If you are an employee, a lawyer can help you negotiate the terms of your employment contract.

The cost of reviewing an employment contract depends on the complexity of the contract and the lawyer’s hourly rate. Generally, lawyers will charge a fixed fee for simple contracts and an hourly rate for more complex contracts.
When reviewing an employment contract, you should look for clauses that address the following issues:
  • Your job duties and responsibilities
  • Your salary or hourly wage
  • Vacation and sick leave
  • Health insurance and other benefits
  • Termination of employment
If you have any questions about the meaning of a clause in your employment contract, you should ask your lawyer for clarification.
An at-will employee can be terminated by their employer at any time, for any reason (with some exceptions). A contract employee, on the other hand, can only be terminated if they breach their contract or if there is just cause.
Reviewing an employment contract can be a daunting task, especially if you are not familiar with legalese. However, an experienced employment lawyer can help make the process easier by:
  • Explaining the terms of the contract in plain language
  • Highlighting any areas of concern
  • Negotiating on your behalf to improve the terms of the contract
If you are about to sign an employment contract, it is important to ensure that you understand all of the terms and conditions. An experienced employment lawyer can help make sure that your job security is protected and you are aware of your rights and obligations. Contact Workplace Wizards today for a FREE consultation.

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