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Letters of Appointment

Letters of Appointment

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LETTERS OF APPOINTMENTINTRODUCTION
An appointment letter is document that embodies theemployment contact between an employer and anemployee. It lays obligations and rights on both the parties. The legal relationship between the employee andemployer is determined by the appointment letter.
LEGAL ASPECTS OF APPOINTMENT LETTER 
Employment act vary from country to country. Eachcountry has its own requirements of equal oppurtunities,reservations, workplace, regulations holidays and leave,retirement benefits contribution to retirement funds andtaxes to be deducted source. Employment terms dependon the regulations covering the posts and class of employees. There are several regulations to be born inmind. There are:a)
 
Agreement :
Agreement with union where there is acollective bargaining for specific types of posts.These are enforcable by law. Manual workers,teachers, clerical staff, bank staff and some other group bound with govern by agreement. No employer 
 
can formulate a contract that is less favourable to theemployee. b)
 
Laws:
L
aws cover various type of industries,employees lower and higher age limits, regulationabout female employees and so on. A fewemployment act and rules are listed below:-
Employment Acts and Rules
 
1)
Apprentices Acts, 1961
2)
Apprenticeship Rules, 1992
3)
Contact
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abour Central Rules, 1971
4)
Sales Promotion Employees Act, 1976
5)
Maternity Benefits Acts, 1961
6)
Payment of Gratuity Acts, 1972
7)
Plantations
L
abour Act, 1951
Appointment Letter
An appointment letter is an offer of employment, and likeany business offer, requires acceptance. The employer also indicates the mode of acceptance, which is usually bysigning and returning the attached acceptance slip.-
 
The letter should be three to four pages long.
 
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In case of professional and senior managementappointment made by a short appointment letter givingthe date of joining and mentioning the enclosed contract.
 Items that must be included
 
Title of post
 
Dates of joining/ starting (and ending in case of contractual or temporary appointment).
 
Hours of work.
 
Place of work.
 
 Nature of work.
 
Code of conduct.
 
Reporting manager/ supervisor.
 
L
eave.
 
Superannuation.
 
 Notice required from either side for termination.
 
Severance package. (in case of senior management)
 
Any other agreement arrived at by negotiation.
 
Emoluments and other benefits.

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