However the law enables employers to decide whether employees are paid for bank holidays. Maternity Pay and Leave is another example of employees' rights being protected by law. The Law states that when a woman takes time off work to have a baby she may be eligible for Statutory Maternity Leave and Pay, as well as paid time off for antenatal care and extra support from the government. In addition to this, her employment rights are protected while she is on Statutory Maternity Leave, including any salary increases, accrual of holiday entitlement and returning to work. A woman is entitled to 52 weeks of maternity leave,
Assignment # 304 Task A - Supervision Session Notes Ai. Duty of Care is the term given to define our action as carers, in its basic form it regulates the way in which we deliver the support required to our service users. We as carers have a duty to care for the service users, by delivering our services to the best of our abilities, which allows their dignity and well-being to be paramount. Our employer also has a duty of care to us and other staff members, to ensure that working conditions are safe, and suitable to deliver a service to the service users. Aii.
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 Minimum wage, hours worked, discrimination, health and safety, holiday entitlements, redundancy and dismissal, training, disciplinary procedures, union rights and consultation. 1.2 Employment rights, equality and discrimination, health and safety. 1.3 To protect the rights of both employers and employees by providing standardised rules and regulations to be followed within the workplace. 1.4 Health and safety posters placed in staff room in plain sight, www.acas.org.uk/ and https:// www.gov.uk/ are sources of information and advice relating to employment rights and responsibilities. 2.1 The terms and conditions of my contract of employment consist of information about my date of commencement of employment, my hours of work, salary, job title, place of employment, holidays and holiday pay, public holidays, sickness and sickness payment, pension, disciplinary rules, notice.
Unit 4222-304 Principles for implementing duty of care in health and social care. 1. Understand how duty of care contributes to safe practice. 1.1 The term duty of care means to give the best care and attention to the clients i work with. This is based around each individual and their careplan so the care i give is individual to them.
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.
ERR QUESTIONS 201 Understand employment responsibilities and rights in health, social care or children and young people’s settings | | 201.1 | Know the statutory responsibilities and rights of employees and employers within own area of work Assessment Criteria | 1. | List the aspects of employment covered by lawMinimum 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.
Understand employment responsibilities and rights in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings Task A - Short Answer Questions Ai: The current policies and procedures handbook in place at the company. Up to date health and safety requirements. Internet for example: www.gov.co.uk. Aii a: Wages Work conditions Holiday entitlement Disciplinary procedures b: Training Employment Rights Minimum wage Health and safety legislation Equalities and Discrimination law Aiii: To protect employers and employees from those who would take advantage of them and to create a safe working environment. Task B Your work role Bi: My employment is subject to an enhanced disclosure from the CRB.
1.1 List the aspects of employment covered by law. There are statutory responsibilities and rights that employers have to comply with. The law in the 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.
Task 2 Family and Medical Leave Act Analysis of situation A The Family and Medical Leave Act allows certain employees to take job covered time off for family, and medical emergencies (United States Department of Labor [USDL], n.d). The Family and Medical Leave act is set up for employees to take care of issues at home so they can be proficient at work (USDL, n.d). The act is available to those who work in the government, in a school system, or a company that exceeds 50 employees (USDL, n.d). If an employee is sick or well the act guarantees that health care plans be maintained as if the employee is still working (USDL, n.d). To determine if a violation has occurred it is best to go over the circumstances surrounding the case.