Brentwood Employment Contracts Attorney
Employment Contracts in Brentwood, California
A Brentwood, California employment contract is an agreement where the employer and employee each intend to legally bind the other to certain conditions in the work relationship. In California, most employment contracts are negotiable to enable both parties to arrive at a unique agreement suitable for the circumstances. Employment contracts specifying a term of employment provide employees with some measure of job security if conditions are satisfied. They further permit the employer to directly control employee productivity to some degree.
Common Terms in California Employment Contracts
California employment contracts usually include many terms such as a description of the job, employment duration (generally at-will employment), compensation/benefits, and grounds for terminating. Other clauses that are less common might also be contained in the contract. These might include: first, an arbitration clause stating that the parties may not sue should a dispute arise regarding the employment
Furthermore, the contract can contain a termination clause, also known as a "severance clause". Courts have held that employers who violate these clauses when firing a person may be sued for wrongful termination. Also, confidentiality and non-compete clauses make all information obtained or work completed by an employee under contract subject to particular rules.
How Can a Brentwood Lawyer Help?
Brentwood lawyers who specialize employment laws for the state of California can help you out in understanding the contents of any given employment contract. You may also get advice from a lawyer about fairness in the contract terms, and they will negotiate certain clauses that will meet your needs in beginning or ending employment.