Employment Agreement (Sample)
Employment Agreement (Sample). THIS AGREEMENT made as of the ______day of__________________, 20__ , between. [name of employer] a corporation ...
THIS AGREEMENT made as of the ______day of__________________, 20__ , between
[name of employer] a corporation incorporated under the laws of the Province of Ontario,
and having its principal place of business at _______________________(the "Employer");
and [name of employee], of the City of ____________________in the Province of Ontario
WHEREAS the Employer desires to obtain the benefit of the services of the Employee, and the
Employee desires to render such services on the terms and conditions set forth.
IN CONSIDERATION of the promises and other good and valuable consideration (the
sufficiency and receipt of which are hereby acknowledged) the parties agree as follows:
The Employee agrees that he will at all times faithfully, industriously, and to the best of his skill,
ability, experience and talents, perform all of the duties required of his position. In carrying out
these duties and responsibilities, the Employee shall comply with all Employer policies,
procedures, rules and regulations, both written and oral, as are announced by the Employer from
time to time. It is also understood and agreed to by the Employee that his assignment, duties and
responsibilities and reporting arrangements may be changed by the Employer in its sole
discretion without causing termination of this agreement.
2. Position Title
As a _____________, the Employee is required to perform the following duties and undertake
the following responsibilities in a professional manner.
(e) Other duties as may arise from time to time and as may be assigned to the employee.
(a) As full compensation for all services provided the employee shall be paid at the
rate of ____. Such payments shall be subject to such normal statutory deductions
by the Employer.
(b) (may wish to include bonus calculations or omit in order to exercise discretion).
(c) The salary mentioned in paragraph (l)(a) shall be review on an annual basis.
(d) All reasonable expenses arising out of employment shall be reimbursed assuming
same have been authorized prior to being incurred and with the provision of
Sample contract of employment (full time or part time employees)
Refer to Direct employment resource guide:
Chapter 4. Appointing your support worker(s)
Please note: This ‘skeleton’ employment contract has been produced as a guide only. It contains the typical sub-headings that appear in an employment contract, with a brief explanation of the content that would normally be included within those sub-headings. It is recommend that you seek legal advice on what your employment contract should contain to ensure that it is comprehensive, legally compliant with relevant legislation and modern awards, legally binding and suitably tailored to your circumstances.
Private and confidential
[Insert employee’s full name]
[Insert employee’s residential address]
Dear [insert name]
Letter of employment
I am pleased to offer you employment in the position of [insert position title] with me (‘the employer’) on the terms and conditions set out in this letter.
Your start date will be [insert start date].
Your employment will be [full-time/part-time].
Your employment is conditional upon you obtaining a Working with Children Check [delete if not relevant] and disclosing the results of a National Police Records Check [delete if not relevant] to establish that you are a fit and proper person to hold this position. Whether or not you are a fit and proper person to hold this position is entirely at the employer's discretion. The employer retains the right to summarily terminate your employment if you do not comply with these obligations and/or if the employer decides that, on the basis of your National Police Records Check, you are not a fit and proper person to hold this position.
The duties of this position are set out in the attached position description. You will be required to perform these duties, and any other duties the employer may assign to you, having regard to your skills, training and experience.
You will be required to perform your duties at [location], or elsewhere as reasonably directed by the employer.
2. Probation [This clause is optional - delete all of clause 2 if no probation period will apply]
A probation period will apply for the first [insert number] months of your employment. During this time the employer will assess your progress and performance in the position.
[What is a reasonable probation time will depend on things like industry practice, the job and individual circumstances. You will still need to comply with the law (including provisions regulating termination of employment in the Fair Work Act and anti-discrimination legislation) if you terminate the employment relationship at the end of the probation period. Unsure or want more information? Contact the Fair Work Infoline on 13 13 94]
During the probation period you or the employer may end your employment by providing notice in accordance with the table in clause 8.1 below.
3. Terms and conditions of employment
3.1 Unless more generous provisions are provided in this letter or in the attached Schedule, the terms and conditions of your employment will be those set out in the [insert relevant award name] and applicable legislation. This includes, but is not limited to, the National Employment Standards in the Fair Work Act 2009. Neither the [insert relevant award name] nor any applicable legislation are incorporated into your contract of employment.
[Call the Fair Work Infoline on 13 13 94 for information about the relevant modern award]
4. Ordinary hours of work
4.1 Your ordinary hours of work will be [insert number of hours: 38 if full-time] per week, plus any reasonable additional hours that are necessary to fulfil your duties or as otherwise required by the employer.
[What are reasonable additional hours? There are many things you need to consider. Call the Fair Work Infoline on 13 13 94 for information and advice]
4.2 Your ordinary hours of work may be averaged over a [insert number of weeks allowed by the applicable award, or National Employment Standards] week period.
[This clause is optional and can be deleted. There are strict rules about when and how hours can be averaged. Unsure? For help call the Fair Work Infoline on 13 13 94]
5.1 You will be paid [weekly/fortnightly/monthly] at the rate of $[XX] per [hour/week/month/year].
5.2 The employer will also make superannuation payments on your behalf in accordance with the Superannuation Guarantee (Administration) Act 1992.
[If superannuation is set out in the relevant award you must pay at least that amount. Unsure about superannuation? Contact the Super Hotline on 13 10 20. Or, contact the Fair Work Infoline on 13 13 94 to check the relevant modern award.]
5.3 Your remuneration will be reviewed annually, and may be increased at the employer’s discretion.
[Note that the employee must always be paid in line with, or above, the relevant minimum wage].
6.1 You are entitled to leave (e.g. annual leave, personal leave, carers leave, compassionate leave, parental leave, community service leave and long service leave) in accordance with the [insert applicable award ] and the National Employment Standards.
7. Your obligations to the employer
7.1 You will be required to:
(a) perform all duties to the best of your ability at all times;
(b) use your best endeavours to promote and protect the interests of the employer; and
(c) follow all reasonable and lawful directions given to you by the employer, including complying with policies and procedures as amended from time to time. These policies and procedures are not incorporated into your contract of employment.
8. Termination of employment
8.1 Under the Fair Work Act 2009 the employer your employment may be terminated at any time by providing you with notice in writing in accordance with this table:
Length of continuous service with employer
Period of notice
Not more than 1 year
More than 1 year but less than 3 years
More than 3 years but less than 5 years
More than 5 years
[If you are covered by an award that has longer periods of notice, you need to amend this table so it is in line with the more generous provisions]
8.2 You are entitled to an additional week’s notice if you are over 45 years old and have completed at least 2 years of continuous service with the employer on the day the notice of termination is given.
8.3 If you wish to terminate your employment you are required to provide the employer with prior notice in accordance with the table at 8.1 above.
Sample contract of employment (full time or part time employees) ... Your employment is conditional upon you obtaining a Working with Children Check [
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