The purpose of employment contracts is generally to provide a base of agreement between the employer and employee and to prevent any possible disagreements in the future. Such agreements are often written to favor the interests of the employer, and if you are being required to give your consent it is advisable to consult with a knowledgeable Salt Lake City employment attorney at Haymore Law. We will review the contract to determine whether it constitutes an equitable agreement and advise you of any additions or emendations you should request.
Employment contracts include a variety of legal agreements made between an employer and an employee, whether current, former or potential. Having a legally binding document which states the terms and conditions of employment is often crucial for protecting both employers and employees. We have substantial experience providing skilled and knowledgeable counsel when it comes to drafting and reviewing confidentiality agreements, non-compete clauses, non-disclosure agreements, severance packages and other aspects of employment contracts. The agreement should ideally be designed to guard against wrongful termination and wage & hour claims, as well as being be easy to understand and open to as little interpretation as possible. We can clarify any questions you may have about the contract, as well as defending you against your employer's claim that you have violated the terms of an agreement you already signed.
Having a dedicated employment contracts lawyer looking out for your best interests is vital for resolving contract disputes or preventing a conflict in the first place. We are fully knowledgeable in this area of law, and can provide skilled representation whether you are being asked to sign an agreement or if you require representation in a non-competition/non-solicitation/non-disclosure dispute. Consulting with an attorney now may make the difference between being forced to abide by the restrictive terms of an unfair agreement or being sued for breach of contract, and achieving a mutually beneficial agreement in which both parties reach an understanding.
Contact a Salt Lake City employee contract attorney for the professional and affordable legal help you need. There is no charge for an initial consultation.