The Employment Contract is one which spells out the details of the relationship between the employer and the employee. it is expected to set out the work to be done by the employee and may incorporate the rules by which disputes may be dealt with. It should set out the wages and other benefits to the employee and might treat with matters such as bonuses, and termination rights. It is noted that the Employment Act in Grenada contains overriding provisions which will apply despite an agreement between the employer and the employee to the contract – in other words the Employment Act sets certain minimum standards which must be met by the employer in the relationship.
Depending on the nature and status of the employment, the contract will vary in details, so that it is tailored to the individual case.