This contract, dated on the ____ day of ______________ in the year 20____, is made between _________________________ (employer name) of __________________ (city, state) and _______________ [employee name] of _________________ [city, state]. This document constitutes an employment agreement between these two parties and is governed by the laws of _______________.

WHEREAS the Employer desires to retain the Employee’s services, and the Employee desires to render such services, these terms and conditions are set forth.

IN CONSIDERATION of this mutual understanding, the parties agree to the following terms and conditions:

  1. Employment

The Employee agrees that she will faithfully and, to the best of their ability, carry out the duties and responsibilities communicated to them by the Employer including accommodating work requested by the CEO. The Employee shall comply with all company policies, rules, and procedures at all times.

  • Position

As an Executive Assistant and Project Manager, it is the duty of the Employee to perform all essential job functions and duties. From time to time, the Employer may also add other duties within the Employee’s work’s reasonable scope.

  • Compensation

As compensation for the services provided, the Employee shall be paid a wage of $___________ per month and will be subject to a monthly performance review. The employee will be paid at the beginning of every month.

  • Independent Contractor.

It is expressly agreed that the Employee is an independent contractor and that the Parties’ relationship shall not constitute a partnership, joint venture, or agency. Neither Party shall have the authority to make any statements, representations or commitments of any kind, or take any action, which shall be binding on the other Party, without Prior consent of such other Party.

Further, the employee is not entitled to employment benefits such as medical insurance, retirement benefit plans, etc. Employee shall pay his/her own taxes.

  • Probationary Period

It is understood that the first __________ [time frame] of employment constitutes a probationary period. During this time, the Employee is not eligible for paid time off or other benefits. During this time, the Employer also exercises the right to terminate employment at any time without advanced notice.

  • Paid Time Off

Following the probationary period, the Employee shall be eligible for the following paid time off:

  • [length of time for vacation]
  • [length of time for sick/personal days]
  • Bereavement leave may be granted if necessary.

The employer reserves the right to modify any paid time off policies.

  • Termination

Both parties intend to form a long and mutually profitable relationship. However, either party may terminate this relationship at any time provided 30 days written notice is delivered to the other party.

The Employee agrees to return any Employer property upon termination.

  • Non-Competition and Confidentiality

As an Employee, you will have access to confidential information that is the property of the Employer.  Confidential information entails information that is unknown to the general public it includes: intellectual property, client listing, pricing, pitching deck, vendor list among others. You are not permitted to disclose this information outside of the Company without the Company’s approval. The Company’s information, assets, and work should not be transferred to a personal email or hard drive without relevant authorization.

During your time of Employment with the Employer, you may not engage in any work for another Employer that is related to or in competition with the Company. You will fully disclose to your Employer any other Employment relationships that you have, and you will be permitted to seek other employment provided that (a.) it does not detract from your ability to fulfill your duties, and (b.) you are not assisting another organization in competing with the employer.

It is further acknowledged that upon the termination of your employment, you will not solicit business from any of the Employer’s clients for a period of at least 2 years.

  • Non-Disparagement

The Employee shall not, at any time, during the Term and thereafter, make statements or representations, or otherwise communicate, directly or indirectly, in writing, orally, or otherwise, or take any action which may, directly or indirectly, disparage the Employer’s business operations.

  1. Disputes

Any dispute arising from rights and obligations under this Agreement will be solved through mediation under the American Arbitration Association’s Mediation Rules. The Parties agree to surrender to American Courts’ jurisdiction if the dispute is not solved through mediation. In case the dispute is instituted in court, the Employee will pay the court fees.

  1. Entirety

This contract represents the entire agreement between the two parties and supersedes any previous written or oral agreement. This agreement may be modified at any time, provided the written consent of both the Employer and the Employee.

  1. Legal Authorization

The Employee agrees that he or she is fully authorized to work in the United States and can prove this with legal documentation. The Employer will obtain this document for legal records.

The Employee may use the company’s work in his/her portfolio with prior consent from the Company. However, Employees can’t credit themselves for collaborative work.

The Employee may not modify, alter or delete the Company’s assets (office products, client’s products, work, project, blog, posting, stories, website page) without relevant authorization.

  1. Severability

The parties agree that if any portion of this contract is found to be void or unenforceable, it shall be struck from the record, and the remaining provisions will retain their full force and effect.

  1. Jurisdiction

This contract shall be governed, interpreted, and construed per the laws of ___________.

In witness and agreement whereof, the Employer has executed this contract with the due process through the authorization of official company agents and with the consent of the Employee, given here in writing.

_______________________________  ___________________________

Employee Signature                                                  Date

_____________________________      ___________________________

Company Official Signature                                    Date

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