Key employment terms (KETs)
KETs must include the following items, unless it is not applicable to the employee.
If the employee is a PME and overtime pay does not apply, the KETs don’t need to include items 11 (OT period) and 12 (OT pay).
|1||Full name of employer.|
|2||Full name of employee.|
|3||Job title, main duties and responsibilities.|
|4||Start date of employment.|
|5||Duration of employment (if employee is on fixed-term contract).|
Working arrangements, such as:
Use KETs verification tool to check if work arrangements meet the Employment Act requirements.
For hourly, daily or piece-rated workers, employers should also indicate the basic rate of pay (e.g. $X per hour, day or piece).
|11||Overtime payment period (if different from item 7 salary period).|
|12||Overtime rate of pay.|
Other salary-related components, such as:
Type of leave, such as:
Other medical benefits, such as:
|18||(Optional) Place of work.
Used if the work location is different from the employer’s address.
Although optional, you are strongly encouraged to include this info.
Download samples and templates for employers
For help complying with these requirements, you can download the following templates:
Use the KETs verification tool to generate sections on work arrangements and salary.