The strength of a contract lies in carefully crafted written agreements. By using clear and specific language to explain their understandings, parties can often avoid arguments afterwards. Employers and workers may want a written employment contract to regularize employment. Employment contracts cover issues such as wages, bonuses and working hours. Employment contracts are contracts. Courts impose employment contracts if they are violated. One of the advantages of contracts is that they are both on the same side when you negotiate and sign an agreement. A good contract explains exactly what you are paying for. It reduces or eliminates misunderstandings about what “fast service” means, for example. Discover on this page the advantages of a written contract and why you should never accept without a written contract.