What is the Condition of Employment?
‘Condition of Employment’ refers to a set of conditions based on which the employment contract exists. If the employee is found to be flouting the conditions set by the contract, the employer is free to take necessary actions or even fire the employee.
Some of the most common conditions of employment include dress code, preset number of vacation days, number of leaves permitted, breaks, payment details, other benefits like commission, night shifts, relocation, etc. Sometimes, it might also include long term benefits like retirement plans, health insurance, etc.
They are also termed as ‘Operational Requirement’ in certain circumstances. Although the benefits mentioned in it are not easily changeable, highly skilled employees would be able to negotiate better benefits from the company.