This Contract for Services is made effective as of [form:newhiredate], by and between GRUNT WORKERS, LLC (“GRUNT WORKERS”) of 616 N 3500 E, Menan, ID 83434, and [form:newhirename] (“[form:newhirefirst]”) of [form:newhirelocation], Philippines.
1. DESCRIPTION OF SERVICES. Beginning on [form:newhiredate], [form:newhirefirst] will provide to GRUNT WORKERS the following services (collectively, the “Services”):
During the term of this agreement, [form:newhirefirst] (Service Provider) will provide (1) Digital marketing and advertising management services; (2) documentation surrounding the work provided; (3) evaluate and provide feedback on digital marketing, advertising, ad management, and creative; (4) any other work as tasked by GRUNT WORKERS; (5) work full-time with a minimum of 3 hours availability to speak with GRUNT WORKERS representatives or clients during their work hours.
2. PAYMENT. Payment shall be made to [form:newhirename]. GRUNT WORKERS agrees to pay $[form:beforetraining] USD base salary per month for the first 2 months OR until initial training and onboarding quizzes are completed and correct, then the salary will be $[form:aftertraining] USD base salary per month thereafter. Payday is on the 1st and 15th of every month in the US, during US Mountain Time. Payment is made by Transferwise.
3. TERM. This Contract will remain in effect on a month-to-month basis.
4. WORK PRODUCT OWNERSHIP. Any copyrightable works, ideas, discoveries, inventions, patents, products, or other information (collectively the “Work Product”) developed in whole or in part by [form:newhirefirst] in connection with the Services will be the exclusive property of GRUNT WORKERS. Upon request, [form:newhirefirst] will execute, within a reasonable period of time, all documents necessary to confirm or perfect the exclusive ownership of GRUNT WORKERS to the Work Product.
5. CONFIDENTIALITY. [form:newhirefirst], and her employees, agents, contacts, or representatives will not at any time or in any manner, either directly or indirectly, use for the personal benefit of [form:newhirefirst], or divulge, disclose, or communicate in any manner, any information that is proprietary to GRUNT WORKERS. [form:newhirefirst] and his employees, agents, contacts, and representatives will protect such information and treat it as strictly confidential. This provision will continue to be effective after the termination of this Contract. Any oral or written waiver by GRUNT WORKERS of these confidentiality obligations which allows [form:newhirefirst]to disclose GRUNT WORKERS’s confidential information to a third party will be limited to a single occurrence tied to the specific information disclosed to the specific third party, and the confidentiality clause will continue to be in effect for all other occurrences.
Upon termination of this Contract, [form:newhirefirst] will return to GRUNT WORKERS all records, notes, documentation and other items that were used, created, or controlled by [form:newhirefirst] during the term of this Contract.
6. WARRANTY. [form:newhirefirst] shall provide his services and meet his obligations under this Contract in a timely and workmanlike manner, using knowledge and recommendations for performing the services which meet generally acceptable standards in GRUNT WORKERS’s community and region, and will provide a standard of care equal to, or superior to, care used by service providers similar to [form:newhirefirst] on similar projects.
7. DEFAULT. The occurrence of any of the following shall constitute a material default under this Contract:
8. REMEDIES. In addition to any and all other rights a party may have available according to law, if a party defaults by failing to substantially perform any provision, term or condition of this Contract (including without limitation the failure to make a monetary payment when due), the other party may terminate the Contract by providing written notice to the defaulting party. This notice shall describe with sufficient detail the nature of the default. The party receiving such notice shall have 3 days from the effective date of such notice to cure the default(s). Unless waived in writing by a party providing notice, the failure to cure the default(s) within such time period shall result in the automatic termination of this Contract.
9. FORCE MAJEURE. If performance of this Contract or any obligation under this Contract is prevented, restricted, or interfered with by causes beyond either party’s reasonable control (“Force Majeure”), and if the party unable to carry out its obligations gives the other party prompt written notice of such event, then the obligations of the party invoking this provision shall be suspended to the extent necessary by such event. The term Force Majeure shall include, without limitation, acts of God, fire, explosion, vandalism, storm or other similar occurrence, orders or acts of military or civil authority, or by national emergencies, insurrections, riots, or wars, or strikes, lock-outs, work stoppages, or other labor disputes, or supplier failures. The excused party shall use reasonable efforts under the circumstances to avoid or remove such causes of non-performance and shall proceed to perform with reasonable dispatch whenever such causes are removed or ceased. An act or omission shall be deemed within the reasonable control of a party if committed, omitted, or caused by such party, or its employees, officers, agents, or affiliates.
10. DISPUTE RESOLUTION. The parties will attempt to resolve any dispute out of or relating to this Agreement through friendly negotiations amongst the parties. If the matter is not resolved by negotiation, the parties will resolve the dispute using the below Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) procedure.
Any controversies or disputes arising out of or relating to this Agreement will be submitted to mediation in accordance with any statutory rules of mediation. If mediation does not successfully resolve the dispute, the parties may proceed to seek an alternative form of resolution in accordance with any other rights and remedies afforded to them by law.
11. ENTIRE AGREEMENT. This Contract contains the entire agreement of the parties, and there are no other promises or conditions in any other agreement whether oral or written concerning the subject matter of this Contract. This Contract supersedes any prior written or oral agreements between the parties.
12. SEVERABILITY. If any provision of this Contract will be held to be invalid or unenforceable for any reason, the remaining provisions will continue to be valid and enforceable. If a court finds that any provision of this Contract is invalid or unenforceable, but that by limiting such provision it would become valid and enforceable, then such provision will be deemed to be written, construed, and enforced as so limited.
13. AMENDMENT. This Contract may be modified or amended in writing by mutual agreement between the parties, if the writing is signed by the party obligated under the amendment.
14. GOVERNING LAW. This Contract shall be construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Florida.
15. NOTICE. Any notice or communication required or permitted under this Contract shall be sufficiently given if delivered in person or by certified mail, return receipt requested, to the address set forth in the opening paragraph or to such other address as one party may have furnished to the other in writing.
16. WAIVER OF CONTRACTUAL RIGHT. The failure of either party to enforce any provision of this Contract shall not be construed as a waiver or limitation of that party’s right to subsequently enforce and compel strict compliance with every provision of this Contract.
17. ATTORNEY’S FEES TO PREVAILING PARTY. In any action arising hereunder or any separate action pertaining to the validity of this Agreement, the prevailing party shall be awarded reasonable attorney’s fees and costs, both in the trial court and on appeal.
18. CONSTRUCTION AND INTERPRETATION. The rule requiring construction or interpretation against the drafter is waived. The document shall be deemed as if it were drafted by both parties in a mutual effort.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the parties hereto have caused this Agreement to be executed by their duly authorized representatives as of the date first above written. Mitchell Stoker, Co-Founder and CEO for GRUNT WORKERS, LLC, and [form:newhirename], effective as of the date first above written.
GRUNT WORKERS, LLC