List the Aspects of Employment Covered by Law

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Basic Human rights covered by law: Wages, holidays, and holiday pay. Lay offs and short term working. Sickness, time off work, the right to ask for time off for training, the right to ask for flexible working. Health and Safety, harassment and discrimination, bullying, trade unions, whistleblowing at work. How much notice you must receive, how much notice is an employer entitled to, are you entitled to be paid in your notice period, pay in lieu of notice, Sunday working, Christmas Day working, Enforcing rights at work. Statuatory Rights: rights based on laws passed by parliament. The right to a written statement of terms of employment within two months of starting work. The right to an itemised 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. The right to time off for trade union duties and activities. This time off does not necessarily have to be paid. Employees also have a right to be accompanied by a Trade Union representative to a disciplinary or grievance hearing. If an employee takes part in industrial action and is dismissed as a result, this is considered an automatic unfair dismissal. The right to paid time off to look for work if being made redundant. Time off to study for 16 - 17 year olds. Right to paid time off for ante natal care. Paid maternity/paternity leave. The right to ask for flexible working to care for children and adult dependants. Paid adoption leave. The right to take unpaid parental leave for men and women ( if you have worked for the company for more than one year), and the right to take reasonable time off work to look after dependants in an emergency. The right under Health and Safety law to daily and weekly rest breaks. The right not to be discriminated against. The right to

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