This tool helps small business employers to make a basic employment contract that complies with workplace laws. Use it to create a contract for an employee under the national industrial relations system. You can use it for full-time, part-time and casual employees who are covered by an award.
In the tool you'll find:
To use this tool, you'll need to pay your employee an hourly or weekly wage. We don't provide for salaries in the tool due to their complex requirements.
As you work through this contract tool, you'll need to add details about your employee's terms and conditions. We'll help you to find these details in each section, but you'll need to know the:
If you're not sure what the award is, use the Fair Work Ombudsman's Find my award tool.
At the end you'll be able to download your employment contract and a letter of offer in a Word document.
Use of the Employment Contract Tool
Compliance with laws
If you pay employees a commission, you must update documentation to reflect any changes
You must pay employees correctly