[CT257.1] Know the statutory responsibilities and rights of employees and employers within own area of work Aspects of employment covered by law . Minimum Wage, Number of hours worked, Discrimination, Health and safety, Holiday entitlements, Redundancy and dismissal, Training, Disciplinary procedures and your contract of employment. the main features of current employment legislation . Employment rights act, Equalities and Discrimination law, Health and safety Act. Outline why legislation relating to employment exists .
2. Legislations relates to employment in order to protect the rights of the employee, employer. Due the enforceability of law it ensures regulations, policies and procedures are put in place and are complied with. Where an employee finds they are not being adhered to an employer is liable e.g, national minimum wage, redundancy and employment contract. These three features are put in place to protect employees and employers within the law system.
1.3 Outline why legislation relating to employment exists. Legislation exists mainly to stop the exploitation of workers, it is important because it explains the rights of both the employer and the employees. Providing them with the proper channels to follow in case their rights are violated. It is good to have these
Understand employment responsibilities and right in health, social care or children and young people’s settings Task 1 1. List the aspects of employment covered by law * Anti-discrimination provisions (eg gender, race, disability, --religion, age, Working Hours and Holiday entitlements * Sickness Absence and Sick Pay * Data Protection Act * Health and Safety At Work Act * Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) checks * Disability Act, * Manual and Handling Operations and Regulations, * The Medicine Act, 2. List the main features of current employment legislation • Employment Rights legislation • National Minimum Wage legislation • Employment legislation • Equalities and Discrimination law • Health and safety legislation • Working time regulations • Part Time Workers regulations 3. Outline why legislation relating to employment exist Legislation relating to employment exists to protect the best interests of both employer and employee. There are policies and procedures put in place in order to protect their rights.
Unit 201: Understand employment responsibilities and rights in health, social care or children and young people’s settings. Outcome 2: Understand agreed ways of working that protect own relationship with employer 1. Describe the terms and conditions of own contract of employment These most commonly fall into 4 main sections: A: Job description - defining the role, responsibility level (e.g. Manager, Deputy Manager, Assistant etc). It might include limits on decision making/to whom one reports/is supervised by.
Assignment 201 Understand Employment Responsibilities and Rights in Health, Social Care or Children’s and Young Peoples Settings Task A 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. You could use the following to update your staff handbook either online or by telephone. Direct.Gov Health & Safety ACAS List Three Aspects of Employment Covered By Law There are many aspects of employment covered by law Minimum Wage, Health and Safety, Redundancy and Dismissal. List Three Main Features of Current Employment Legislation Three main features of current Employment Legislation are Employment Rights, Equalities and Discrimination Law and Health and Safety Legislation. Briefly Outline Why Employment Law Exists Employment law exists to protect you, your safety and your human rights at the workplace for example working hrs, pay, breaks, discrimination, bullying etc.
1.1 The law in the UK covers a number of various aspects; these cover areas such as Disciplinary procedures, Health and Safety, Holiday entitlements, Minimum wage, Number of hours worked, Redundancy and dismissal and Training amongst others. There is also the Disability act, Manual handling, Data protection act, General social care council code 2001, RIDDOR 1995 along with more. 1.2 The main features of current employment legislation are Employment Rights, Equality and discrimination, Health and Safety. 1.3 Legislation exists to protect employees from being exploited and abused by their employers. 1.4 The main sources which contain an employee’s responsibilities are in their Contract, Staff handbook, Job description, Work policy documents and the Terms and conditions.
1.2 The spectrum of employment law in the UK covers three main areas. Employment Rights, Equalities and Discrimination law... and Health and safety legislation. Although Equalities and Health and safety have meaning in other areas of life... both bodies of law feature measures relating to employment to a significant degree 1.3 Legislation relating to employment exists to stop exploitation of workers by their employers mainly to protect the rights of their employee’s and to make sure that they have everything they need such as. * Minimum wage * Safety standards * Holiday entitlement * Maternity leave * Redundancy payments * Discrimination laws * Maximum working hours * Age requirement All employee’s need to have all good things that protect them from unscrupulous bosses. 1.4 contract handbook policy documents terms and conditions job description Web sites like www.direct.gov (useful for other parts of ERR) books, journals, colleagues, whoever is above your employer est.
Health and safety laws cover the work conditions, and minimum wage and other laws set basic compensation levels. We also have the Disability Discrimination Act, Children’s Act, Employment Rights Act, Employment Act (Flexible working regulations) Race Relations Act, Data Protection Act, Manual Handling Operations and Regulations, The Medicine Act, General Social Care Council code 2001, RIDDOR 1995, Training, and more. Why does legislation relating to employment exist?
Training, Hours your contacted to work and Holiday entitlements. Some of those laws include Employment Contracts Act, Collective Agreements Act, Working and Rest time Act, Occupational Health and Safety Act, and the Minimum Wage law. 3 marks b) List three main features of current