Health and safety. 3. Outline why legislation relating to employment exists (1.1.3) Legislation relating to work exists to protect the rights of employers and employees by providing rules and regulations that must be followed. 4. Identify sources and types of information and advice available in relation to employment responsibilities and rights (1.1.4) You will find Sources and types of information and advice available in relation to employment responsibilities and rights in your:- · Work contract · Work handbook · Policy documents · Terms and conditions · Job description All these sources of information should be found within your workplace.
Understand employment responsibilities and rights in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings Task A Ai Imagine you are a newly appointed supervisor/manager within your service. You need to update your staff handbook to reflect current employment law. 1)Identify three different sources of information you could use to enable you to do this. Once you have identified a reliable source of information: a) List three aspects of employment covered by law. b) List three main features of current employment legislation.
In well developed organizations whose managements are conversant with the labor laws governing employment, employees are classified accordingly. This helps to prevent confusions that may cost the company in lawsuits, back pay, agency investigations and fines. Through classification, the employer can determine whether a worker is an employee or a volunteer or even an independent contractor. After this initial classification, the employer must specify whether the employee is exempt or nonexempt from overtime work. Each state has legal guidelines governing wages and hours a worker is entitled to.
Payroll plays a starring role in your business when you have employees you have to pay. If you’re relinquishing the payroll reins to an employee or hiring someone to take over payroll responsibilities, writing down the payroll procedures can shorten the learning curve. Writing payroll procedures also ensures the same outcome each time the payroll is processed—accurate and timely employee paychecks. Step 1 Describe how employees document and submit time. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, an employer can use any timekeeping system it wishes--be it a timesheet, computer time tracking system or something else.
ERR Task A Ai) Imagine you are a newly appointed supervisor/manager within your service. You need to update your staff handbook to reflect current employment law. Identify three different sources of information you could use to enable you to do this • Policies and procedures • External sources • Other handbooks Aii) once you have identified a reliable source of information. A) List three aspects of employment covered by law. • Data Protection • Health and safety At Work Act (1974) • National Minimum Wage Act (1998) B) List three main features of current employment legislation.
Target 1 - Statutory Rights and Responsibilities 1.1 Contracts of Employment - How it affects you... You will need to know about your own contract of employment and written terms and conditions statement, the system of payments used and the related documentation. 1. Name three elements that an Apprenticeship Agreement must contain. 2. Give three examples of legally binding contract terms.
Understanding Employment Rights & Responsibilities in Health, Social Care or Children's & Young People's Settings 1.1Aspects of employment covered by law are: Anti-discrimination against age/gender/race/religion/disability Working hours and holiday entitlements Sick leave and sick pay Data protection Health and Safety Criminal records bureau (CRB) checks, combined with the Independent Safeguarding Authority (ISA) now known as the Vetting & Barring Scheme. 1.2Main features of current employment legislation are: Employment rights Equalities and discrimination Health and safety 1.3Legislation for employment exists to protect the rights of both the employer and employee at work, and explains the responsibilities for both. 1.4Sources of information and advice available in relation to employment responsibilities & rights can be obtained from: HR DEPTARTMENTS within the company concerning my contract & responsibilities CITIZEN ADVICE BUREAU for employers/employees will provide advice and information on work related issues COMMUNITY LEGAL ADVICE for if a dispute occurs and becomes a legal issue – i.e. employment tribunal TRADE UNIONS & other representative bodies will support me with a work related issue concerning my employer and will help me to protect my rights as an employee 2.1Terms & conditions of my contract of employment states details for when wages are paid, rate of pay I am on and how my wages are paid. It tells me my hours of work expected each week, what days off I am entitled to and holiday entitlements.
2. Understand agreed ways of working that protect own relationship with employer 2.1 The terms and conditions of my contract of employment include: * Hours – My hours of work will vary according to the needs of the Service Users. It is a condition of my employment that I work flexibly with the Service Users. Accordingly I acknowledge that there may be times when no work is available for me and that the company has no obligation to provide me with work or to provide any minimum number of hours in any period of time. I will be notified weekly of the hours that are available to be worked.
Act 1974 and this covers things such as general duties, enforcement and COSHH. Point 3 Legislation relating to employment exists to protect the rights of employers and employees by providing rules and regulations that must be followed. This is because if we didn’t have legislation the employers could pay an employee however much they wanted and there would be nothing saying they couldn’t, also there could be bullying or discrimination going on at work and there would be no law or legislation against this so you could get away with it. Point 4 The sources and types of information and advice available in relation to employment responsibilities and rights are in your contract, in your employee handbook, in the policy documents, in your terms and