Dallas Business Lawyer Mike Young reveals eight important issues that employers should address in a Texas employment contract
DALLAS, TX / ACCESSWIRE / February 5, 2016 / When you're looking to hire someone as an employee in the Lone Star State, it often makes sense to use a professionally prepared Texas employment contract in order to prevent misunderstandings while ensuring both employer and employee understand their respective rights and responsibilities.
According to Dallas Business Lawyer Mike Young, here are eight of the most common areas you'll want to cover in the employment agreement.
1. Employment Term.
How long will the employee's initial term of employment be? One year? Is there a probationary period? Is the employment at-will?
How much will the employee be paid? When? And by what method?
Will there be overtime compensation? What about discretionary or performance bonuses?
3. Employee's Duties.
What days and hours of the week must the employee work? What are the employee's responsibilities during those work hours?
Can the employee work a second job for another employer or moonlight as an entrepreneur?
4. Paid Time Off.
Will the employee receive paid personal leave during the term? If so, how many days and what's the methodology by which it accrues?
Will there be holidays off? If so, which days? Will they be paid or unpaid?
5. Expense Reimbursement.
Will the employer reimburse certain business-related expenses incurred by an employee? If so, what types of expenses and what are the procedures for submitting a claim for reimbursement?
6. Intellectual Property Rights...
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