There is not obligation in Australia to have an employment contract. The problem arises when you have a dispute with the employee you have no basis from which to base your expectations of what they are meant to do against their expectations of what they are meant to do. The employee is protected under federal and state employment laws and awards but what protects the employer? … The employment contract!
Sauced it has a suite of FREE casual, part-time and full-time employment contracts that are a fantastic starting point for a business just starting out.
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