3. Outline why legislation relating to employment exists (1.1.3) > 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) > The main sources and types of information that are available to have your responsibilities and rights are in * Contract * Handbook * Policy documents * Terms and conditions * Job description 5. Describe the terms and conditions of own contract of employment (2.2.1) My contract of employment sets out what my employer expects from me and what my pay and holidays are.
In order to prevent the exploitation of employees by employers. Legislation protects employees’ rights such as salary, equal pay, safety, maternity/paternity entitlement, sick pay, holiday pay, redundancy, working hours and discrimination. Employers are required to adhere to this legislation and can receive penalties if they do not. 1.3. The law in the UK covers the following aspects: minimum wage, hours worked, discrimination, health and safety, holiday entitlements, redundancy and dismissal, union rights, disciplinary procedures amongst many more.
Health and Safety Equality Data Protection 2b) List three key points of legislation that affect employees in a business environment. Pay and Pensions Health and Safety Employments Rights and Responsibilities 3. Identify a range of places where a person can find information on employment rights and responsibilities. You should identify at least two internal and two external sources of information. Internal: Line Manager, Employee Book External: Citizen Advice Bureau, Library 4.
Unit 1: Understanding Employment Responsibilities and Rights in Health & Social Care 1. Statutory responsibilities and rights of employees and employers within own area of work 1.1 The aspects of employment covered by law are: * Anti-discrimination provisions (e.g. gender, race, disability, religion, age ) * Working hours and holiday entitlements * Sickness absence and sick pay * Data protection * Health and safety * CRB checks * Redundancy and dismissal * Training * Disciplinary procedures 1.2 The main features of current employment legislation are: * Employment Rights * Equalities * Discrimination Law * Health and Safety 1.3 Legislation relating to employment exists to protect the rights of employers and employees by providing rules and regulations that must be followed. 1.4 Information and advice in relation to employment responsibilities and rights could be sourced from; employers human resources, line manager, citizens advice or ACAS (Advisory, conciliation and Arbitration Service) , community legal advice, access to work, additional learning support or trade unions and representative bodies. 2.
UNDERSTAND EMPLOYMENT RESPONSIBILITIES AND RIGHTS IN HEALTH, SOCIAL CARE OR CHILDREN’S AND YOUNG PEOPLE’S SETTINGS. Julie Wilcock TASK B YOUR WORK ROLE Bi… The following are set out in my Terms of Employment: Agreed hours of work. Pay grade, rate and method of payment. Collective agreements and working arrangements. Annual leave and bank holiday entitlement.
There are also conditions of work, these include Minimum wage, Hours worked, Discrimination, Health and safety, Holiday entitlements, redundancy and dismissal, training, disciplinary procedures, union rights and consultation. Within Health care settings we also have other laws such as, the disability act, Manual handling operations and regulations, data protection act, medicine act, general social care code 2001, RIDDOR 1995, COSHH 2.2 The main features of current employment legislation are: Employment Rights – Statutory rights are: written statement of terms of employment within two months of starting work, the right to an itemized pay slip, the right to be paid at least the national minimum wage, the right not to have illegal deductions made from pay, the right to paid holiday. Full-time employees are entitled to at least 28 days a year, the right to time off for trade union duties and activities, the right to paid time off to look for work if being made redundant, the right to time off for study or training for 16-17 year olds, the right to paid time off for ante natal care, the right to paid maternity leave, the right to paid paternity leave, the right to ask for flexible working to care for children or adult, the right to paid adoption leave, the right to take unpaid parental leave for both men and women (if you have worked for the employer for one year) and the right to reasonable time off to look after dependants, the right under Health and Safety law to work a maximum 48-hour
When working for more than 2 month you have right to receive details of your terms and conditions of employment in writing. It must include; Start Date This is important as it employee start date with your employer. Job Title and Description This usually follows the job title and description specified in any recruitment advertisement. Hours of Work The employee's hours are specified within the contract; however the employee also agrees to work additional hours if the employer reasonably requests it. Working Time Regulations may be also be included, (unless the employee has signed a voluntary opt-out from the Regulations).
[1.2] • data protection • health and safety • pensions and pay 2b) List three key points of legislation that affect employees in a business environment. [1.2] • pay • pensions • employment rights and responsibilities 3. Identify a range of places where a person can find information on employment rights and responsibilities. You should identify at least two internal and two external sources of information. [1.3] There’s a number of places that can provide information on employment rights and responsibilities, a few of these are line managers, staff associations
CAROLINE WAITES Understanding employment responsibilities and rights in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings TASK A Ai 1) Citizens Advice Bureau 2) Government websites 3) Employment Law Solicitors Aii(a) 1) Minimum Wage 2) Hours Worked 3) Health & Safety at Work Act 1974 Aii(b) 1) Data Protection Act 1998 2) Health & Safety at Work Act 1974 3) Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 Aiii Employment Law exists to regulate the relationship between employers and their employees, to establish minimum standards and equality of treatment for all worker’s also to ensure a safe working environment. TASK B Bi Employment is subject to a six month probationary period upon which my performance will be assessed. My employment with Sunshine Care Limited is conditional upon receipt of a satisfactory, standard DBS check. In my contract there is also agreed working hours, sick pay and holiday entitlement. It is also a condition of my employment that I notify my Line Manager immediately if I am questioned or aserted by the Police, or charged, cautioned or convicted in connection with any criminal matters.
Unit 010: Understanding Employment Responsibilities and Rights in Health, Social Care, Children’s or Young Peoples Setting. Outcome 1: Know the statutory responsibilities and rights of employees and employers within own area of work. Assessment Criteria 1.1: List the aspect of Employment covered by Law. Assessment Criteria 1.2: List the main features of current employment legislation. Assessment Criteria 1.3: Outline why legislation relating to employment exists.