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(Project/Contract Based Agreement)

This Employment Contract is entered into by and between:

[employer], Filipino, of legal age, married and a resident of Davao
City, doing business under the name of [company name]
[name of employee], Filipino, of legal age, single and a resident of
[employees address] (Contractor)
For good consideration, CARVE employs the Contractor on the following terms and conditions:
1. TERM OF EMPLOYMENT. Subject to the provisions for termination set forth below this
agreement is for a specific project or undertaking and shall begin on the date of signing
hereof until the contract with Carves pertinent client ends or the account specified in
paragraph 2 is terminated.
2. JOB FUNCTION. The Employee shall be employed as a virtual assistant to handle the
account of [clients name], specifically:
2.1 The Contractor shall perform the work personally. She may work within
or without the premises of Carve, provided that the Contractor shall render
full-time service between the hours of [work shift] Philippine Time Zone,
during which time, the Contractor must be logged in to the system at all
2.3 Meal period and coffee breaks. The Contractor shall be entitled to a 1hour lunch break starting at 11:30am 12nn to 12:30pm 1pm, and to two
15-minute coffee breaks. During which period, the Contractor may log off
from the system.
2.4 The Contractor shall follow the official non-working holidays of the
country of the account covered by this agreement.
2.5 The Contractor understands that although she may work directly with
Carves Clients, she is representing Carve and must protect the integrity of
Carves relationships with those Clients. The Contractor therefore agrees not
to engage, entice, or otherwise seek to work directly with any Carve Client,
whether or not the Contractor provides or provided Services to that Client,
without the prior written permission of Carve.
The Contractor understands that although she may work directly
with Clients, she is a Contractor of Carve and not of those Clients. The
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Contractor therefore agrees and warrants that she will not in any way
discuss any part of this Agreement directly with any Carve Client, and will
bring any questions, comments or grievances that relate to this Agreement
directly to Carve only.
3. COMPENSATION. Subject to reporting for work/training in Carve for at least 5 consecutive
days, as compensation for the services rendered pursuant to this Agreement, Carve shall pay
the Contractor the Daily Rate of [daily rate] X No. of days worked. Salary shall be paid
during the 10th and 25th of the month through bank transfer.
3.1 Carve shall only pay for the hours worked. The hours spent on relevant
works and performance of duties is to be paid provided that the Contractor
is logged in to the system.
3.2 Valid and reasonable expenses incurred in the performance of Services
which have prior approval from Carve shall also be refunded, provided that
the Contractor shall submit written documentation and receipts on which
these relevant expenses were incurred. Carve shall pay the Contractor the
amount due pursuant to submission of relevant documentations and
receipts on the next effective payday.
3.3 Overtime pay. Overtime work shall be rendered only after prior approval
from Carve or upon request by the account holder, otherwise work
rendered in excess of the normal working hours shall not be compensated.
3.4 Carve recognizes that the Contractor may render services over and
above the expectation of the account holder/client, and as a result, the
client may reward such services. In this connection, the Contractor shall not
accept any form of financial compensation from any of Carves clients
without a written approval from Carve.
3.5 Upon termination or cessation of the account/project, provided that the
Contractor has not done any act in material breach of this Agreement, the
Contractor shall be entitled to keep all monies already paid to him/her and
Carves sole obligation shall be to pay the amount due for duties already
performed and materials already accepted, pro rata.
4. NATURE OF RELATIONSHIP. The Contractor shall be considered as an employee of Carve
only for the duration of the account to which she is assigned. Upon the termination of the
account, the Contractor shall not be entitled to separation pay, unless she is absorbed by
Carve as its regular employee. During the duration of the project/contract, Carve shall
deduct the necessary employees share in the remittances of SSS, Philhealth, and HDMF
(PAG-IBIG) contributions, withholding tax, or other taxes for or on behalf of the Contractor
in performing the duties and responsibilities under this Agreement
5. INDEMNITY CLAUSE. The Contractor agrees to indemnify CARVE for whatever damages,
losses and liabilities suffered or incurred as a result of or in connection with any breach of
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this Agreement by the Contractor.

6. EMPLOYEE TO DEVOTE FULL TIME TO CARVE. For the duration of the project, the Contractor
shall devote full time, attention, and energies to the business of the CARVE, and, during this
employment, will not engage in any other similar activity involving services similar to that
required from him by CARVE, or any activity which will create any conflict of interest
between the employees and CARVES, regardless of whether such activity is pursued for
profit, gain, or other pecuniary advantage.
The employee is not prohibited from making personal investments in any other businesses
or activities provided those business or activities are performed outside the office hours, and
do not involve any conflict of interest with the business of CARVE.
7. OTHER RESTRICTIONS. The work method, trade secrets, displays, graphic designs, logos, and
other instructions obtained by the employee in the course of doing services with Carve shall
be Carves exclusive property. No employee shall publish, use, display, sell, or claim as his
own these designs or trade secrets for his own profit or gain.
For a period of twenty four (24) months following the termination or expiration of this
Agreement, the employee shall not, directly or indirectly, establish within Davao City, a
business similar to that of Carve, neither shall the employee hire, solicit, or encourage to
leave Carves employment, any employee, consultant or Contractor of Carve.
8. CONFIDENTIALITY OF INFORMATION. The employee agrees, during and after the term of
this employment, not to reveal confidential information, or secrets acquired or obtained by
reason of his employment with CARVE, to any person, firm, corporation, or entity. This
includes the identities of CARVES clientele.
Should the employee reveal or threaten to reveal this information, CARVE shall be entitled
to an injunction restraining the Employee from disclosing same, or from rendering any
services to any entity to whom said information has been or is threatened to be disclosed,
the right to secure an injunction is not exclusive, and the CARVE may pursue any other
remedies it has against the employee for a breach or threatened breach of this condition,
including the recovery of damages.
9. TERMINATION OF AGREEMENT. CARVE reserves the right to terminate this Agreement at
any time subject to the provisions in the Employees Handbook provided to the employee.
Unless otherwise entitled, the Employee shall not receive any form of separation pay or
financial assistance from CARVE.
10. Severability. If, for any reason, any provision of this agreement is held invalid, all other
provisions of this agreement shall remain in effect. If this agreement is held invalid or cannot
be enforced, then to the full extent permitted by law any prior agreement between the
CARVE (or any predecessor thereof) and the Employee shall be deemed reinstated as if this
agreement had not been executed.
11. ORAL MODIFICATIONS NOT BINDING. This instrument may be altered only by a written
agreement signed by the party against whom enforcement of any waiver, change,
modification, extension, or discharge is sought.

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12. PENALTY CLAUSE. The employee agrees to indemnify CARVE the amount of at least One
hundred thousand (P100,000.00) pesos for any violation under Paragraph 8. Any other
breach of this agreement shall be subject to the proper legal action.
13. VENUE OF ACTIONS. The courts of Davao City shall have exclusive jurisdiction, for the
purpose of litigating, any dispute arising out of or related to this agreement.

14. HANDBOOK. The employee understands and agrees to everything that has been written in
the handbook.
Contracts effective date is on [start date].

[name of company]

[name of employee]

Other Information:
Contact no:
In case of emergency, contact:
Telephone No:

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