With a change in the employment contract, you and the employee can agree on changes to the original agreement, for example. B with regard to salary, duration of employment or benefits. A copy of the original employment contract should be annexed to the final amendment of the signed employment contract. Would you like to know more about the main forms of employment? For more information, see our HR guide. Other terms of this document: Modification of the employment contract, modification of the employment contract The modifications of the contract are governed by the general principles of contract law. This document makes permanent changes to the employment contract. If the Parties intend that the amendments will apply only for a limited period of time, they must ensure that they make this clear when developing the amendments.