Employment Agreements And Offer Letters
Negotiating employment terms whether in a written employment agreement or offer letter sets the tone of your employment, formalizes the terms of employment and secures the rights of both the employee and employer.
Our firm has significant experience in effectively negotiating all of the critical terms of employment, on behalf of employees and employers, which should include some of the following:
If your employer will not provide you with a written employment agreement, even an offer letter can be an enforceable contract if signed by all parties.
Not addressing these issues up front may hurt you. Even if the first draft seems fair and standard, it is what is missing that might leave you unprotected. Also, some employers add non competition or non-solicitation terms that violate California law and could have an adverse affect on your future employment opportunities.