In the last post, we provided an overview of some of the benefits a properly drafted dental employment contract can provide to an employer. In this post, we will discuss the methods by which an employer can impose a new dental employment contract on existing employees.
Implementing the Agreements
If possible, we recommend that employers put employment contracts in place prior to the employee commencing employment, by having prospective employees sign written offers of employment before commencing employment. This ensures that the terms of employment are clear from the beginning of the relationship. However, the reality is that many dental offices have employees working without written agreements in place. In cases where a dentist has employees working without written dental employment contracts, steps should be taken to ensure they are implemented sooner rather than later. Continue reading