WHAT ARE THE TWO ESSENTIALIA (ESSENTIAL ELEMENTS) OF AN EMPLOYMENT CONTRACT?
- SPECIFIED WORK
Both the employer as well as the employee should agree on the work to be performed by the employee.
This can include unspecified tasks to be performed by the employee, which is related to the employee’s main work.
However, the employee is not allowed to perform unlawful tasks, or tasks which is beyond the expertise of the employee.
Both the employer as well as the employee should agree on the remuneration due to the employee.
DID YOU KNOW?
The letter of employment can contain the terms of employment in full, or alternatively the employment contract can be attached to the letter of employment.