Intricacies of the Employee Contract
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Intricacies of the Employee Contract

One of the first agreements that people enter into as adults mostly include employment agreement. It is natural to have limited knowledge of how the agreements work, let alone the  employment agreement. This gives rise to a certain fear while signing because well, the agreements tie you into liabilities. In general practices, the employees are restricted by such agreements to mandatorily serve for a certain amount of time. There are other obligations as well, which are brought upon the employees through the employment agreement. It is important to analyse any agreement before signing it. Therefore, we have decided to quickly explain the important parts of every employment agreement, which is currently in practice with modifications according to different industries. If you look for certain clauses in the document, you shall be able to get a hold of liabilities the agreement is looking to put over you and make an informed decision.

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Freelancing
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Freelancing

Freelancing is working on contractual basis for various companies rather than working on a regular salary basis for one employee. They have the freedom to choose their assignments or projects and company they would like to be associated with.

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Freelance Agreement: Important Clauses
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Freelance Agreement: Important Clauses

A freelance agreement is an agreement in which people are free to work at their own liberty for their clients. According to the dictionary meaning of freelance, it is serving one or more companies at a time on contract basis as opposed to working for a single company.  The person who offers services to other people/companies is a freelancer. They do not work for one person but serve more than one person at a time on their own terms and conditions. Generally, they have expertise in a certain field/matter.  E.g. if you visit a studio the person who clicks your photo is a freelancer. He is not your employee though he served you as he has expertise in photography, he served you on his own terms and conditions and he is not obliged to work for you. You are his client.  There is a freelance agreement between you and the photographer for a photo.

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Employee Non-Disclosure Non-Compete Agreement
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Employee Non-Disclosure Non-Compete Agreement

Employee non-disclosure and non-compete agreements are a type of restrictive covenants. These agreements are negative in nature as they restrain the employees’ actions. Employee confidentiality agreements legally restrain the employees from disseminating any confidential information shared with them during the period of employment. A non-compete or a non-competition agreement restrain the employees from participating in the same trade as the employer for a period of time, after the termination of employment. These agreements are entered to protect the business interest of the employer.

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Employee Non-Disclosure Non-Compete Agreement
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Employee Non-Disclosure Non-Compete Agreement

Usually, an employee while performing his duties with the company comes across trade secrets and confidential information. To prevent the passing off of such confidential information and trade secrets, an agreement is entered by an employer with his employee commonly known as Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA) or Confidentiality Agreement. It is a legal contract between employer and employee by which employee agrees not to disclose information outlined by the agreement.

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Employment Agreement Contract
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Employment Agreement Contract

In simple words an employment contract is an agreement between the employer and the employee which describes the rights and responsibilities of the employer as well as the employee. It can be oral or written, express or implied. It helps to protect the interest of both the employer as well as the employee in case there is a dispute.

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