Standard Employment Contract Template Between Foreign Domestic Worker and Employer

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STANDARD EMPLOYMENT CONTRACT
BETWEEN FOREIGN DOMESTIC WORKER AND EMPLOYER
Employment Agency Name : __________________________________
License No.
: ______________
Reference No.
: ________
This employment contract is made between (a) The Employer and (b) The Foreign
Domestic Worker (FDW) in Section A, based on the terms contained in Section B.
A copy of the Contract (with all blanks filled in and options selected) and Job Scope
Sheet (Annex A) translated into the FDW’s language should be given to the FDW in her
home country before she signs the contract.
The Schedules of Salary Payment and Loan (including loan for placement fee)
Repayment (Annex B) shall be filled up at the same time the contract is signed.
Section A: Particulars of Parties in Contract
(a) The Employer
Full Name
: __________________________________________
NRIC/Passport No.
: __________________________________________
Address
: __________________________________________
(b) The Foreign Domestic Worker (FDW)
Full Name
: _________________________
Work Permit No.
: _________________________
Passport No.
: _________________________
Section B: Terms of Contract
Part I : Employment Period and Workplace
1.
The FDW shall be employed by the Employer as a domestic worker for a period
specified in the FDW’s work permit.
2.
The FDW shall work and reside only in the Employer’s residence as specified in
the FDW’s work permit.
STANDARD EMPLOYMENT CONTRACT
BETWEEN FOREIGN DOMESTIC WORKER AND EMPLOYER
Employment Agency Name : __________________________________
License No.
: ______________
Reference No.
: ________
This employment contract is made between (a) The Employer and (b) The Foreign
Domestic Worker (FDW) in Section A, based on the terms contained in Section B.
A copy of the Contract (with all blanks filled in and options selected) and Job Scope
Sheet (Annex A) translated into the FDW’s language should be given to the FDW in her
home country before she signs the contract.
The Schedules of Salary Payment and Loan (including loan for placement fee)
Repayment (Annex B) shall be filled up at the same time the contract is signed.
Section A: Particulars of Parties in Contract
(a) The Employer
Full Name
: __________________________________________
NRIC/Passport No.
: __________________________________________
Address
: __________________________________________
(b) The Foreign Domestic Worker (FDW)
Full Name
: _________________________
Work Permit No.
: _________________________
Passport No.
: _________________________
Section B: Terms of Contract
Part I : Employment Period and Workplace
1.
The FDW shall be employed by the Employer as a domestic worker for a period
specified in the FDW’s work permit.
2.
The FDW shall work and reside only in the Employer’s residence as specified in
the FDW’s work permit.
Part II : Responsibilities of the FDW
3.
The FDW shall undertake to perform her work diligently and honestly at all times.
4.
The FDW shall not take up, or be required by the Employer to take up, any other
employment with any other person(s).
Part III : Remuneration and Benefits
5.
The Employer shall pay the FDW wages of SGD_______ per month.
6.
The salary shall be paid on the ____ day of every month.
7.
The FDW shall acknowledge the amount received under her signature in the
attached Schedule of Salary Payment (Annex B) as proof of payment. Where
applicable, the FDW shall make a monthly loan (including loan for placement
fee) repayment with the Employment Agency, through monthly payments to the
employer in accordance with the Schedule of Loan (including loan for placement
fee) Repayment in Annex B.
8.
The salary will be paid by *cash / crediting into the FDW’s bank account (delete
where applicable).
9.
The Employer shall provide the FDW with suitable accommodation in accordance
with MOM' s guidelines, with a reasonable amount of privacy. Please tick where
applicable:
o
Share a room with _____ child/children
o
Separate room
o
Others (please specify):
_____________________________________________________
_____________________________________________________
10.
The Employer shall provide at least three adequate meals a day to the FDW, over
and above the salary paid.
The Employer shall provide the FDW with ______ hours [recommended 8
11.
hours] of continuous rest daily (except for occasional special-care cases), with
reasonable rest periods during working hours.
12.
The FDW shall be entitled to *one / two / three / four rest day(s) a month, on a
day mutually agreed (*delete where applicable). If the rest day was not taken, the
FDW shall be compensated in cash as agreed in writing between the employer
and the FDW. If there is no such existing agreement, the accreditation body’s
prevailing compensation guideline shall apply.
13.
Should both parties (Employer and FDW) agree to extend this contract, she (the
FDW) shall be entitled to ______ days [recommended 15 days] of paid home
leave (inclusive of a return ticket to her City of origin).
14.
If the FDW does not wish to utilize her leave as stated in clause 13, the Employer
shall pay the FDW *a lump sum equivalent to the return ticket to her City of
origin / a lump sum of S$________ (delete where applicable).
15.
In the event that the FDW falls ill or suffers personal injury during the period of
employment, except for the period the FDW leaves Singapore of her own
violation and for her own personal purposes, the Employer shall bear all the
necessary
treatment
costs,
including
medical
consultation,
medicine,
hospitalization and others.
16.
External communications shall be made available for the FDW and the employer
must allow the FDW seek the advice/help of the relevant bodies/authorities such
as the Employment Agency, Ministry of Manpower etc at all times.
17.
The employer shall provide safe working conditions for the FDW at all times.
Part IV : Termination
18.
Either party may terminate this Contract by giving _____days’ notice
[recommended at least one week].
19.
Either party may terminate the Contract without notice if either party is in breach
of the work permit condition(s).
20.
In cases where the employer decides to terminate the contract under any
circumstances, the employer should ensure the FDW’s proper upkeep until she is
repatriated or transferred to another employer, whichever is applicable.
21.
The employer shall be responsible to bear the cost of repatriation of the FDW at
all times.
22.
Upon termination or expiry of the contract, the Employer shall bear the cost of
repatriating the FDW back to __________________ [her town/city of origin] in
_____________________ [country].
23.
Should both parties agree to renew this employment relationship, a new
employment contract shall be signed by both the employer and the FDW.
Part V : Others
24.
Any substantial variation or addition to the terms of this Contract shall be deemed
void unless made with the consent of both parties to the Contract and a witness
through signatories.
25.
In the event of any conflict or inconsistency between any term of this Contract
(including the Annexes) in the English language and any translation thereof in any
other language, the English language version of this Contract shall prevail.
26.
Any dispute arising from this Contract shall be referred to the Employment
Agency for mediation. If it cannot be settled, the dispute can be referred at the
election of either party to an alternative dispute resolution mechanism.
27.
In the case whereby any term of the contract contradicts the existing Work Permit
conditions or any Singapore government regulations, the latter two shall
supersede.
Section C: Employer’s Declaration
I have read and understood the contents of this Contract, and hereby agree to abide by it.
The Employer’s Signature
: _________________________________
Witnessed by (Name & Signature)
: _________________________________
Date
: _________________________________
Section D: Foreign Domestic Worker’s Declaration
I have read and understood the contents of this Contract, and hereby agree to abide by it.
The Foreign Domestic Worker’s Signature : _________________________________
Witnessed by (Name & Signature)
: _________________________________
Date
: ________________________________
Annex A
Job Scope Sheet for Foreign Domestic Worker
Employment Agency Name : __________________________________
License No.
: ______________ Reference No.
: ________
This job scope sheet pertains to the job offer made by the Employer to the FDW. It shall
be translated into the FDW’s language and given to her before she signs the employment
contract.
Particulars of Parties
The Employer
Full Name
: ____________________
NRIC/Passport No.
: ______________
The Foreign Domestic Worker (FDW)
Full Name
: ____________________
Passport No.
: ______________
Job Scope
28.
Persons in household of Employer’s family:
_____ adults
_____ young adults aged 13 to 18
_____ children aged 5 to 12
_____ children aged between 3 to 5
_____ infants/babies below 3
_____ person(s) requiring constant care and attention (excluding babies)
29.
The FDW shall be required to perform domestic duties as follows (to tick where
applicable):
o
Household chores
o
Cooking
o
Looking after aged person(s) in the household [constant attention is
*required/not required]
o
Baby-sitting
o
Child-minding
o
Others (please specify):
_____________________________________________________
_____________________________________________________
30.
Place of Work (to tick where applicable):
a)
House Type:
o
Landed Property
o
Condominium/ Private Apartment
o
HDB 5-room or larger
o
HDB _____-Room Flat (specify no. of rooms)
o
Others ____________________________ (specify)
b)
Number of Bedrooms in the house: _______

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