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The Potential Complications of Unsigned Employment Contracts

The Potential Complications of Unsigned Employment Contracts An employment contract is a legal document that sets out the terms and conditions of an employment relationship between an employee and an employer. To prevent the possibility of complications later, it is in a company’s interest to obtain a signed contract from each employee to establish the…

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Why should your Organisation have an Employee Handbook?

Why should your Organisation have an Employee Handbook?  The importance of an Employee Handbook   Creating a company employee handbook can seem like a daunting task, but having one brings many benefits. It establishes how a company complies with employment legislation, the standards it expects from management and employees within the organisation, and how complaints…

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Companions in Disciplinary and Grievance Meetings

Companions in Disciplinary and Grievance Meetings The Right to be Accompanied The statutory right to be accompanied by a companion only applies where a worker is required or invited to attend a disciplinary or grievance hearing and reasonably requests to be accompanied at the hearing. A “disciplinary hearing” is defined as a hearing which could…

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Is an unsigned contract of employment enforceable?

Is an unsigned contract of employment enforceable? If an employee signs a contract, they’re bound by it, (unless of course there has been some type of misrepresentation). But is the reverse true? Not necessarily. An employment contract or service agreement is a legal document that sets out the terms and conditions of an employment relationship between an…

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