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Full Time Employment Agreement

Full Time Employment Agreement

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Last updated December 2018
Last updated November 16, 2020
Suitable for all Australian states and territories
Suitable for all Australian states and territories

This Employment Agreement is suitable for full time employees working in any industry in Australia. Customisable and ready to use in under 5 minutes.

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Document Overview

All employees should have a written Employment Agreement. An Employment Agreement is a great way to layout the terms, expectations, and responsibilities of a new employee. This Employment Agreement is suitable for any full time permanent employee working in any industry or state in Australia. This Employment Agreement complies with the current Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) and the National Employment Standards (NES).

If you would like to hire a casual employee, you should use a Casual Employment Agreement. Further, you can use a Part Time Employment Agreement for Part Time employees.

If you are looking for a more comprehensive Full Time Employment Agreement, see our Full Time Employment Agreement (Long Form) which additionally includes clauses on:

  • Employee obligations
  • Specific term of employment
  • Working hours description
  • Remuneration review
  • Expenses
  • Motor vehicle benefit
  • Share scheme
  • Policies and procedures
  • Non-solicit option

Use this Full Time Employment Agreement (Short Form)if:

  • You are hiring an employee and want clearly set out the rights and obligations of both the employer and the employee;

Why you need this Full Time Employment Agreement (Short Form)

  • It is important to clearly document in writing the employment relationship between you and your employee. This ensures that you and your new employee start on the right foot.
  • A clearly written employment agreement means your business will run smoothly and can save time and money if a dispute arises.

What's included in this Full Time Employment Agreement (Short Form)

  • Position, duties, and hours of work;
  • Salary and additional benefits;
  • Probation period, notice period, and termination provisions;
  • Leave entitlements (including sick and annual leave);
  • Confidentiality provision;
  • Non-compete provisions;
  • Intellectual property provision.

For more information see our legal article 'How to Hire an Employee'

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