Employment contracts specify the rights and obligations that a worker has in an organization. It is usually a written legal document that outlines out the conditions and terms of the relationship between an employee and the employer.
Some of the details in such employment agreements include salary, start date, causes for termination, hours, benefits, and potential end date. In some cases, employees do not fathom what their employment contract entails. Misunderstandings can be precarious if the worker doesn’t know how to leave the employer. Washington, D.C. lawyers assist you in handling employment dispute case in a dignified manner between you and your employer.
Characteristics of an Employment Contract
Workers contracts vary from one to the other. Common conditions and terms of an ordinary contract of employment may encompass some or even all of the following:
- Workers responsibilities
- Duration of the job
- Nature of termination / wrongful termination
- If the position is at-will
- Non-compete agreements
- Non-disclosure agreements
- Severance agreements
- Safeguarding of customers lists or trade secrets
- Unfinished clauses
- Resolution of conflict methods to be applied if necessary
What Washington, D.C. Employment Lawyers Do For You
Competent and expert Washington, D.C. attorneys will check your contract before you sign it. Our lawyers will assist you in negotiating conditions and terms with your employer. Law firms specializing in the practice areas of employment law are adept at solving legal issues and contracts disputes quickly and fairly. If your employer has broken an employment contract, we can assist you by coming up with a lawsuit. If your agreement is discriminatory, we will help you to file a claim whether it’s for civil rights or sexual harassment.
Get Legal Advice from Employment Attorneys at HKM
HKM’s employment lawyers in the District of Columbia specialize in business law and employment law. Our law group at HKM Employment Attorneys LLP handles your employment contract with aplomb and professionalism. We serve our clients with a high degree of respect, and transparency. Don’t hesitate to ask for our assistance.