A Nebraska employment contract allows you to establish the terms and conditions of employment. Your employment contract should detail elements such as the employment period, compensation the employee will receive, job responsibilities, any required confidentiality clauses, and how to terminate the employment.
Employment Contracts: What to Consider as an Employer in Nebraska
Before creating a Nebraska employment contract, you need to understand the state employment laws and requirements.
Nebraska is an at-will employment state.
Minimum Wage Laws in Nebraska
Basic Minimum Rate (per hour): $10.50
Employment/Age Certification in Nebraska
For minors under 16, employment certificates are mandatory in Nebraska.
Age certification is not required in Nebraska, however, an age certificate is required by law to be provided on request for minors 16 and over.
Payday Requirements in Nebraska
There are no payday requirements in Nebraska. The frequency at which employees are paid is decided by the employer.
Minimum Periods for Breaks and Meals in Nebraska
Nebraska does not require minimum paid breaks.
Meal periods, however, are required in Nebraska. Employers are required to allow a half an hour lunch period, off the work premises, for each 8-hour shift.
Nebraska Employment Contract Sample
Download a Nebraska employment contract in PDF or Word format below.