An employment contract in Lewistown, consists of a legally binding agreement between the employer and the employee for conditions stated for the employment relationship. Many employment contracts in Montana are negotiable because both parties frequently find it beneficial to arrive on a unique agreement that best suits the circumstances. If conditions are met, the employment contract for a set period of time will provide the employee with a guarantee of job security. It also gives employees some degree of control directly over employee productivity.

Common Terms in Montana Employment Contracts

An employment contract in Montana will usually provide for the following terms: job position description, compensation, duration of employment period (or at-will), and grounds for promotion/termination. Other clauses that are less common may also be included in the contract. These might include: first, an arbitration clause stating that the parties may not sue should a dispute arise regarding the employment

Additionally, the procedures for ending employment can be stated in a "termination clause". Courts may hold an employer who violates such clauses liable for wrongful termination. Furthermore, confidentiality and non-compete clauses make any information obtained or work completed by an employee under contract subject to particular rules.

How Can a Lewistown Lawyer Help?

A Lewistown lawyer who specializes in the employment laws of Montana can assist you in understanding what is contained in an 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.