1. Know the statutory responsibilities and rights of employees and employers within own area of work.
1.1 list the aspects of employment covered by law.
• Minimum wage.
• Anti discrimination.
• Holiday pay entitlement.
• Absence and sick pay.
• Hours worked.
• Redundancy and dismissal.
• Health and safety.
1.2 List the main features of current employment legislation
• Being paid and payslips
• Company sick pay rights
• Performance-related pay
• Employment contracts and conditions
• Contracts of employment
• Changes to employment conditions
• Breach of contract
• Time off and holidays
• Annual leave and holidays
• Time to train, request time at work to learn new skills
• Time off for dependants
• Working hours
• Working time limits
• Rest breaks
• Flexible working
• The right to request flexible working
• part-time work
• Sickness absence
• Time off for sickness
1.3 Outline why legislation relating to employment exists.
To protect the rights of employers and employees by providing rules and regulations that must be followed.
1.4 identify sources and types of information and advice available in relation to employment responsibilities and rights.
HR department, line manager, ACAS, Citizens Advice Bureau, Community Legal Advice, Access to work, Additional Learning Support, Advice from trade unions and representative bodies.
2 Understand agreed ways of working that protect own relationship with employer.
2.1 describe the terms and conditions of own contract of employment.
My contract of employment shows who my employer is and place of employment (head office), place of work, job title, commencement date and hours of work, pay scale and annual earnings. It also outlines sickness pay and conditions, annual leave and bank holidays and capability and disciplinary procedures. The Employee Handbook describes all aspects of grievance procedures, required notice of termination given by the...