Learning Area: Life Orientation
Learning Outcome: Careers and career choices
Additional Resources: Job Hunting Skills
CONTRACT OF EMPLOYMENT
A contact of employment is the contract that a company makes with
an employee. The contract of employment specifies the terms and
conditions that will apply between the company and the employee
in the new relationship.
It serves as a legal and binding contract between employer and
An employment contract is signed by the employee and a
representative of the organization
An employment contract may not contradict the Basic
Conditions of Employment Act (BCEA)
See below an example of a contract of employment for Company X.
Examine the main headings.
What is the difference between a Contract of Employment and
the Basic Condition of Employment Act?
Do you agree with everything written here? What things do you
Do you think this is a fair contract of employment?
Fill in the missing spaces in the contract for Compan