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Labor legislation of Ukraine. How to properly draw up an employment contract?

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This is a document that defines the rights and obligations of the employee and the employer. Its conclusion is mandatory for all employees who work at enterprises, institutions, organizations regardless of the form of ownership, type of activity and industry affiliation, as well as for persons who work under employment contracts with individuals.

Basic provisions that must be contained in the employment contract

  • Surname, first name, patronymic of the employee and the employer;
  • The name of the enterprise, institution, organization, its location;
  • The date from which the employee starts work;
  • Profession, position for which the employee is hired, as well as qualification requirements for it;
  • The rights and obligations of the employee and the employer, defined by the current labor legislation of Ukraine and this contract;
  • The amount of wages, other additional payments, allowances, bonuses and other incentives, their amounts and terms of payment;
  • Working time, rest time, work breaks, shifts, business trips;
  • Term of employment contract: fixed or indefinite;
  • Grounds and procedure for terminating the employment contract;
  • Additional conditions that do not contradict the legislation of Ukraine.

The employment contract is concluded exclusively in writing, in two copies, one of which is kept by the employer, and the other is issued to the employee.

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Why is it important to contact an experienced lawyer to conclude an employment contract?

The conclusion of an employment contract is an important step for both the employee and the employer. This document defines the rights and obligations of the parties, and also guarantees their observance. Turning to an experienced lawyer when concluding this document can have a number of advantages:

  1. A lawyer will help you understand your rights as an employee and make sure that the employment contract meets all the requirements of the law. It can also help you avoid unfair terms that may limit your rights or put you at a disadvantage.
  2. A lawyer has the knowledge and experience necessary to draw up a legally competent and clear employment contract. This will help avoid mistakes that could lead to disputes or litigation in the future.
  3. A lawyer can represent your interests during negotiations with the employer regarding the terms of the employment contract. He will help you achieve the most favorable conditions for you and protect your interests.
  4. A specialist can provide you with confidential advice on your rights and responsibilities as an employee. This can be particularly useful if you have doubts about certain terms of an employment contract or if you are concerned that your rights may be infringed.
  5. Contacting a lawyer can save you the time and effort associated with understanding labor law and drafting an employment contract. A lawyer can do all the work for you so you can focus on other aspects of your employment.

Even if you believe that the employment contract is fair, it is still recommended that you contact a lawyer to review it. Legal services from "Prykhodko and Partners" are paid, but investing in the protection of your rights and interests can pay off many times over.

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