A Wyoming employment contract lays out the terms and conditions of employment between an employer and an employee. This document ensures both parties know what is expected of them and includes details such as the period of employment, hours of work, job responsibilities, the salary that will be paid, and any additional provisions from the employer.
When creating a contract in Wyoming, you can follow common law principles by ensuring your document includes parties capable of consenting, a valid offer, acceptance, mutual assent, and legality  .
Hiring in Wyoming
Make sure you know the Wyoming employment laws and regulations before you write your Wyoming employment contract.
Wyoming is an at-will employment state. There are also exceptions to the at-will employment rules.
- Public Policy: Yes
- Implied Contract: Yes
- Good-Faith Exception: Yes
Minimum Wage ($/hr)
The minimum wage in Wyoming is $5.15/hour. However, all employers subject to the Fair Labor Standards Act must pay the current federal minimum wage of $7.25/hour  .
Wyoming does not require employment certificates or age certifications. However, employers of minors under 16 must maintain a proof of age  .
Wyoming requires employers to pay employees on at least a semi-monthly basis  .
Meal and Rest Breaks
There are no minimum requirements for rest or meal periods in Wyoming.
Wyoming employers must keep a record of employees’ names, addresses, job titles, wages, and hours for at least two years  . They must also maintain information relevant to unemployment insurance for at least four years.
Download a Wyoming employment contract template below in PDF or Word format.