The right to take unpaid parental leave for men and women ( if you have worked for the company for more than one year), and the right to take reasonable time off work to look after dependants in an emergency. The right under Health and Safety law to daily and weekly rest breaks. The right not to be discriminated against. The right to
When we retire, most of us will lose what has become a comforting fact of life: a steady paycheck deposited directly into our bank accounts, whether every week, every two weeks, or every month. However, we will still need to pay most of the same bills we've always paid, not to mention going shopping for food, clothing, and entertainment. How can we replace that paycheck? If we are fortunate, we may have a pension through our employer, via a defined benefit retirement plan. In these kinds of plans, throughout the course of our working life, we contribute a certain percentage of our earnings on a regular basis into our company's general pension fund, and when we retire, we are guaranteed a monthly payment for life, with the amount of that payment calculated based on various factors such as our age at retirement, our pre-retirement salary, and other factors.
Group I was least hazardous and group IV was most hazardous, as determined by baseline measurements of lost-time at work due to injury. Researchers then introduced a token economy. They gave individual workers a specified number of stamps at the end of each month if they had no occurrences of injuries that led to time off work, compensation or the care of a physician. In addition to those stamps awarded on individual basis, workers were awarded additional stamps if all of all co-workers under the same supervisor had no occurrences of such injuries. Workers were also awarded stamps if they acted in a way beneficial to safety such as making a useful safety suggestion, preventing injury to others or other special actions.
| | | Race Relations Act | The 1976 Race Relations Act makes it unlawful for employer to discriminate against you on racial grounds. Race includes colour, ethnic or national origins. | | | LEGISLATION | SUMMARY OF LEGISLATION | Unit Ref | Minimum Wages Act 1998 | It creates the minimum wages across the UK for the workers aged 21 or more. This is now £ 6.31, but between18-20 this is £ 5.03. | | Sick Pay | Paid sick days guarantee workers paid time off to stay home when they are sick.
• Minimum Wage • Holiday entitlement & hours worked • Sickness and absence pay (SSP) List three main features of current employment legislation. • Data Protection Act 1998 • Equality and Discrimination Act 2010 • Health and Safety Act 1974 Briefly outline why employment law exists. Employment laws exist to not only to protect the rights of the employer but also the employee, the regulations are set to make a fair and equal working environment for both. Task B - Describe the terms and conditions of your employment as set out in your contract of employment or employment agreement. When I first started at the setting it was subject to a thirteen week probationary period this was outlined in my contract of employment, during this time I underwent an enhanced CRB check had an induction on health and safety and received a copy of the policies and procedures folder for our setting after the probationary period I was issued a uniform with the company logo and a name badge.
This could be longer (up to three months) if you previously agreed this in writing with your employer. Your employer is not allowed to force you to cancel your opt-out agreement. You will normally have a variety of different breaks from work. These can be broken down into three types: Rest breaks - lunch breaks, tea breaks and other short breaks during the day Daily rest - the break between finishing one day's work and starting the next (for most people this
)# Women were hired with part time hours but usually worked full time hours for the flexibility of dealing with family and work. 2. Discuss the approach to organizational change that the ROWE program illustrates. The acronym ROWE means “Result only Work Environment.” In 2003, it started at Best Buy’s Minneapolis’ Headquarters and six years later was introduced to it retail employees. There are thirteen principles and rules but an employee can work what hours they’d like (as long as scheduled time is covered), where they like (home or office) and the end result is the same - a satisfactory, if not over-and above, work solution to the benefit of the employee, the consumer, and the employer.
The other form of flexibility that my organization offers is the compress work schedule. The compress work schedule allows an employee to work ten hour days versus eight hour days. The benefit from this form of flexibility allows the employee to be off one day a week; which allows them to contribute more time towards their family. Women are the back bone of a family social life, and if they are working a full time job with no flexibility, then that social life is lost. Today’s household requires that both spouses work to contribute to the family overall financial success.
Understand employment responsibilities and rights in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings. 1. Know the statutory responsibilities and rights of employees and employers within own area of work. 2.1 The most common aspects of employment covered by law are: * Pay * Hours of work * Health + safety * Employment contracts * Bullying, Harassment, Victimisation * Dismissal * Discrimination * Absences (Holidays, sickness, maternity/paternity leave) * Grievances * Disciplinary * The transfer of undertakings (protection of employment) regulations (TUPE) 2.2 The main features of current employment legislation are: * The Working Time Directive 1999 – Guarantees all employees a maximum 48 hours working week, and a four week holiday. * The National Minimum Wage Act 1998 – The minimum wage is increased each year in line with the cost of living.
Know the statutory responsibilities and rights of employees and employers within own area of work 1.1 List aspects of employment covered by law: Minimum wage Holiday entitlement Training Contacted hours Health and safety Discrimination, bullying and harassment Sickness Training Breaks Maternity leave Notice 1.2 List main features of current employment legislation: Health and safety at work Act 1974 Discrimination and Harassment Law Equality Legislation Equality Act 2006 * Disability Rights commission * Equal Opportunity Commission * Commission for Racial Equality 1.3 Outline why legislation relating to employment exists: The Laws set in any area of employment are the minimum acceptable conditions employees are allowed to work to prevent exploitation. For example, the Equal Pay Act 1970 is to remove discrimination between men and women in pay, bonus, holidays and sick leave. Employers and employees need employment legislation to be certain of their position and to understand the correct way to behave at work, e.g. the health and safety policies at the Pre-School are in place to protect those who work there, as well as the children under the staffs’ supervision, of any risks and what to do in any event of accident/emergency. 1.4 Identify sources and types of info and advice available in relation to employment responsibilities and rights: The employment responsibility and rights sources and information available internally within the Pre-School are the Manager, Deputy Manager, Chairperson of the Management Committee, the Policy booklet (containing various policies such as Confidentiality, Health and Safety, Health and Safety Outdoor area and more), informative sheets handed to employees in the induction, ongoing training (e.g.