Tuesday, February 9, 2010

What should my Contract of Employment Include?

The Terms of Employment (Information) Acts 1994 and 2001 provide that an employer is obliged to provide an employee with a written statement of terms of employment within the first two months of the commencement of employment.

The statement of terms must include the following information:

-The full name of employer and employee
-The address of the employer
-The place of work
-The title of job or nature of work
-The date the employment started
-If the contract is temporary, the expected duration of the contract
-If the contract of employment is for a fixed term, the details
-Details of rest periods and breaks as required by law
-*The rate of pay or method of calculation of pay
-The pay reference period for the purposes of the National Minimum Wage Act 2000
-*Pay intervals
-*Hours of work
-*That the employee has the right to ask the employer for a written statement of his/her average hourly rate of pay as provided for in the National Minimum Wage Act 2000
-*Details of paid leave
-*Sick pay and pension (if any)
-*Period of notice to be given by employer or employee
-*Details of any collective agreements that may affect the employee’s terms of employment

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