Fixed duration or duration: a worker with a fixed time or temporary job has a pre-agreed termination date. The contract automatically expires on the end date and neither party must notify the termination of the employment on that date. However, many standard employment contracts also contain interim clauses that provide additional legal protection for the company: the employment contract describes the basics such as benefits and wage data, as well as the provisions relating to employer protection. Confidentiality: A confidentiality clause keeps confidential work information secret. It prohibits the employee (or former employees) from discussing or using company secrets, marketing plans and product information without the company`s express permission. A fixed-term contract is used for temporary workers. It still contains all relevant details of an employment contract, but sets a certain period of validity of the agreement. This period is used to determine whether the employee is in contact with the company`s objectives, whether he or she has the skills to perform the required tasks, and whether the employer or manager believes that he or she is capable of being part of the company in the long term. Non-competition (or non-competition clause): A non-compete clause prevents the worker from working for the company`s direct competitors during and after the end of the employment relationship. As a general rule, non-competition obligations last for a certain period of time after termination and must meet certain requirements that must be applied, for example. B respect for an appropriate geographical location.

The employer may terminate its working relationship with the worker at any time during the trial period without cause and without notice of termination or severance pay. Once the employee has completed its probation period, the company must either have only one reason to terminate an employee or grant the employee appropriate dismissal and/or severance pay. The professionals are not employees, so you cannot sign an employment contract with them unless you intend to hire them. Instead, you can use an independent contract contract. Confidentiality clauses may be unlimited (until information through a third party enters the public domain) or have an expiry date (for example. B 2 years after the end of the contract). The creation of an employee contract involves navigating a minefield with potential legal issues.

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