I have received an NDA from a company and inside of the NDA there is nowhere that salary is mentioned. I will work as a part-time employee in the company. Is it regular not mentioning the paid per hour in the contract?

Should I ask for a modification to my contract?

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    What does NDA stand for? My first guess was Non Disclosure Agreement but then I do not get the question – user180146 Nov 13 '19 at 8:27
  • @user180146 you are right, but company has mentioned everything on his side, what should I do with this NDA? Should I ask for a contract with mentioned salary in it? – ALH Nov 13 '19 at 8:29
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    I'm guessing this is the US, because that's the only place I've heard from being disallowed to discuss salary. From my point of view (from Switzerland), I don't even understand why any mention of salary should be in an NDA. Are you expecting of not being allowed to discuss that? An NDA is usually to protect company secrets, which doesn't have to include the salary. – JensV Nov 13 '19 at 8:33
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    Sorry, but your question does not make sense. What do you mean by NDA? Is it a Non-disclosure agreement? If yes, why do you think salary should be mentioned there? Salary is typically in the employment contract (or offer letter), not in the NDA. – sleske Nov 13 '19 at 8:35
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    It's very clear what he is asking – Atizs Nov 13 '19 at 16:47

An NDA is a Non-Disclosure Agreement, which legally prohibits you from discussing anything that the company is doing during your employment.

You may be required to sign this NDA before any employment contracts are issued.

You should not expect to find any Employment Contract details, including any details of your post or Salary, inside the NDA - it's not for that purpose.

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    Furthermore, depending on where you're seeking employment, you might be requested to sign a NDA even before being employed – Juliana Karasawa Souza Nov 13 '19 at 8:53
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    I've also heard of companies which ask people to sign NDAs even before conducting hiring interviews. Apparently because what they do is so secret that even knowing what questions they ask during interviews compromises their valuable business secrets. – Philipp Nov 13 '19 at 9:22
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    Questions - unlikely. But during any job interview I had there will be a discussion of your role, what the company is doing, and what they want you to do - and that is likely something they don’t want publicly known. – gnasher729 Nov 13 '19 at 9:41
  • yes, NDA can be a totally separate document from the employment contract – Kilisi Nov 13 '19 at 10:33
  • @Philipp It also happens that they think their interview process is so good and magical and unique that it is worth protecting as a trade secret in and of itself. – Adonalsium Nov 15 '19 at 20:56

Is it regular not mentioning the paid per hour in the contract?

An NDA (Non-Disclosure Agreement) is not an employment contract. The NDA doesn't include salary information.

Should I ask for a modification to my contract?

The employment contract (or offer letter) itself should include salary information. If it doesn't, you should ask for it to be included.

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