This contract, dated on the _ day of _____ in the year 20____, is made between
_______________ (Employer name) and ___ [employee name] of
_____ [city, state]. This document constitutes an employment agreement between
these two parties and is governed by the laws of Maryland.

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

  1. Employment
    The Employee agrees that he or 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 management. The Employee shall comply with all company policies,
    rules, and procedures at all times.
  2. Position
    As a ____ [job title], 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.
  3. Compensation
    As compensation for the services provided, the Employee shall be paid a wage of $25 per hour
    with a minimum of at least 4 consecutive hours per day and will be subject to an annual
    performance review. 
  4. 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.

  1. Paid Time Off
    Following the probationary period, the Employee shall be eligible for the following paid time
     [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.
  2. Term and Termination
    The term of this Agreement shall be 12 months. However, either party may terminate this
    relationship at any time provided 30 days written notice is delivered to the other party.
    The Company may terminate this agreement on grounds of: incompetence, including lack of
    productivity or poor quality work, insubordination and related issues such as dishonesty or
    breaking Company rules; attendance issues such as frequent absenteeism or chronic tardiness;
    theft or other criminal behavior including revealing trade secrets.
    The Employee agrees to return any Employer property upon termination.
  3. 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: 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.

  1. Disputes
    Any dispute arising from rights and obligations under this Agreement will be solved through
    Arbitration under the American Arbitration Association’s Rules. The Parties agree to surrender to
    Maryland courts’ jurisdiction if the dispute is not solved through arbitration.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. Jurisdiction
    This contract shall be governed, interpreted, and construed per the laws of Maryland.

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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