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 Health and safety Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) checks We also have the Disability Act, Manual and Handling Operations and Regulations, The Medicine Act, RIDDOR and more. 1.2 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 1.3Outline why legislation relating to employment exist. Legislation relating to employment exists to protect the best interests of both employer and employee.
These ensure, for instance, equality of opportunity, safety and fair working conditions. Use the spider diagram below to identify each aspect. One example has been given. Holiday entitlement Employment contract Hours worked Aspects of employment law Discrimintion Health and safety Dismissal 12 Original text and illustrations © Pearson Education Limited, 2011 BTEC Apprenticeship Assessment Workbook Level 3 Child Care ERR Unit 1: 1.2, 1.3 WorkSkills Unit 10: 1.2, 1.3 Task 1b Research current employment legislation and identify the main areas it covers. List the areas and outline the reasons why the legislation exists.
It protects both the employer and the employee by providing rules and regulations which must be adhered to. The Human Rights Act, The Disability Discrimination Act and The Data Protection Act also apply. This legislation covers: * Minimum wage * Holiday entitlement * Maximum working hours * Safety standards * Redundancy payments * Age requirements * Maternity leave 1.4 – Identify sources and types of information and advice available in relation to employment responsibilities and rights The sources and advice available can be found through: * Employees contract * Employee handbook * Policy documents * Terms and conditions * Job description * Citizens advice bureau * ACAS 2.Understand agreed ways of working that protect own relationship with employer. 2.1 – Describe the terms and conditions of own contract of employment A contract is between the employer and the employee. My personal contract includes my hourly rate and contracted hours.
Understand employment responsibilities and rights in health, social care or children and young people`s settings 1. Know the statutory responsibilities and rights of employers within own area of work 1.1 List the aspects of employment covered by law -minimum wage, -health and safety, -discrimination, -holiday entitlements, -redundancy, -dismissal, -training, -disciplinary procedures, -union rights, -consultation and many other. 1.2 List the main features of current employment legislation The main features of current employment registration are to protect employers and employees, -to guide, regulate and set standards, -to provide rights and restrictions on workers and management through a legal relationship. 1.3 Outline why legislation relating to employment exists Legislation relating to employment exists to protect the rights of employers and employees (example: minimum wages, maternity leave, maximum working hours, safety standards etc.) by providing rules and regulations that must be followed.
UNIT 205 Understand Employment Responsibilities and Rights in Health, Social Care and Children and Young People’s Settings Outcome 1.1 Describe some different aspects of employment that are covered by law: Some of the aspects of employment covered by law are: * The Health and Safety Act, 1974 * Protection of Children Act, 1999 * The Data Protection Act, 1978 * National Minimum Wage Act, 1998 - The Equality Act 2010 * The Children Act, 2004 * Employment Rights Act, 1996 The Health and Safety Act, 1974 : All workers have a right to work in places where risks to their health and safety are properly controlled. Health and safety is about stopping you getting hurt at work or ill through work. Your employer is responsible for health and safety, but you must help. Employers and employee should work together to ensure a safe and healthy workplace; this is why they have both rights and responsibilities. http://www.hse.gov.uk/legislation/hswa.htm Protection of Children Act, 1999: Aiming to protect children, the Secretary of State has the power to keep a list (the ISA Children’s barred list) of people that are not suitable to work with children and young people and for this reason cannot be employed by Local Authorities, schools and Further Education establishments.
Edexcel BTEC Level 2 Award in Employment Responsibilities and Rights in Health, Social Care or Children’s and Young People’s Settings (QCF) Know the statutory responsibilities and rights of employees and employers within own area of work. Unit 1.1 List the aspects of employment covered by law: The law in UK covers the following aspects: Minimum wage, Hours worked, Discrimination, Health and safety, Holiday entitlements, Redundancy and dismissal, Training, Disciplinary procedures, Union rights and consultation, among many others. Labour law covers the deal between employee and employer. Health and safety laws cover the work conditions, and minimum wage and other laws set basic compensation levels. We also have the Disability Act, Manual Handling Operations and Regulations, Data Protection Act, The Medicine Act, General Social Care Council code 2001, RIDDOR 1995 and more.
Unit 1: Understanding Employment Responsibilities and Rights in Health, Social Care or Children’s and Young People’s Settings Question 1: Know the statutory responsibilities and rights of employees and employers within own area of work. * Aspects of employment covered by Law: - An employment contract - Health & safety - Training - Redundancy & dismissal - Working hours - Holiday entitlement - Sick leave / Statutory sick pay - Criminal records bureau checks - Anti- discrimination policies such as; age, sex, religion, disability and race * Main features of current employment legislation: - Health & Safety legislation - Employment rights - Equality & discrimination * Legislation relating to employment: * Legislation, relating to employment exists in order to protect employees, to provide rights and restrictions on employees and employers through a legal contract, as well as regulating and setting standards. It safeguards the interests of both the employee and employer. * Sources and types of information and advice in relation to employment responsibilities and rights: - Documentation including; contract of employment, employee handbook, company policies - Internal bodies such as; HR department, line manager, supervisor - External bodies such us; citizens advice bureau, trade unions, community legal advice Question 2: Understand agreed ways of working that protect own relationship with employer * Terms and conditions of employment: The terms and conditions within my own contract of employment explains that the terms described in my contract such as: Probationary period, hours of work, holiday, sickness & absence from work, termination & notice period and training costs, represent the principal terms of the agreement between the parties (myself as the employee
Understand Employment Responsibilities and Rights in Health, Social Care or Children and Yong People’s Settings 1. Know the statutory responsibilities and rights of employees and employers within own area of work. 2.1 Every aspect of employment is covered by law. Even at the beginning of any employment it is a law that the employer gives the employee a contract. 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.
Labour law covers the deal between employee and employer, Health and safety cover the work conditions, and minimum wage and other law set basic compensation levels. Within our area of work we also have the Disability Act, Manual Handling Operations and Regulations, Data Protection Act, The Medicine Act, General Social Care Council code 2001, RIDDOR 1995 and more. 2. List the main features of current employment legislation Pay 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 The National Minimum Wage The National Minimum Wage rates Calculating the National Minimum Wage: the basics Help getting paid the National Minimum Wage 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 /the 48-hour week/ Rest breaks Overtime Flexible working Te right to request flexible working Working form home Part-time work Sickness absence Time off for sickness Statement of Fitness for Work /fit note/ How work can keep you healthy Business transfers and takeovers Employment protection during business transfers and takeovers Transfers of employment contracts 3. Outline why legislation relating to employment exists To ensure a more cost efficient and safer working environment.
Understanding Employment Responsibilities and Rights in Health and Social Care Task 1 – Statutory responsibilities and rights of employees and employers List the aspects of employment covered by law • Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 – This law states that your employer must make sure that there is protection in place to safeguard against any risks and dangers within the work place. Also, it states that employees must refrain from taking any unnecessary risks, use protective equipment provided and follow any training/instructions given. • Equality Act 2010 – This law protects the rights of every individual, regardless of gender, sexual orientation, race etc, and ensures equal opportunities for all. • The Disability Discrimination Act 2005 – This law protects rights of people with disabilities. • The Data Protection Act 1998/2002 – This law protects the information about individuals whether its electronic, written or verbal.