Sometimes the terms of an employer-employee manual that regulates wages, paid leave, job performance, and discipline can also bind an employer to the promises contained in the manual. In such cases, some courts have held that the terms of a labor manual can be interpreted as a contract of employment between the employer and the employee that governs the terms of the employment relationship. What are the rights of employees or employers in employment contracts in Washington DC? Read the articles from our labor attorney in DC to learn more. Here are some points that any employment contract must include: Most states do not view non-compete obligations positively and some will refuse to apply them. However, Washington, D.C. (Washington) will enforce non-compete obligations as long as they are not unfair to employees. But how do you know if a non-compete obligation is unfair? There is no simple answer to this question, although the following discussion may help. Your employment contract should contain important credentials such as the job title and related position. It should describe the work, what department the employee reports to, who their boss is, and what measures are used to assess job performance.
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