Miss Essay

279 WordsMar 23, 20152 Pages
1.1 List the aspects of employment covered by law. Anti-discrimination Eg gender, race, disability, religion, age Working hours and holiday entitlements Sickness pay. Health and safety Criminal records checks DBS 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 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. There are policies and procedures put in place and complied with in order to protect the rights. Where an employee finds that is not complied with the employer is liable. There also exist to ensure a more cost efficient and safer working environment. 1.4 Identify sources and types of information and advice available in relation to employment responsibilities and available in relation to employment responsibilities and rights. Source of such information may be: line manager, Human Resources department, Access to Work, as well as Community Legal Advice. One of internal sources can be Company policy documentation and staff handbooks. Any advice regarding: age discrimination, dismissing employees, paternity leave and pay we can look for at ACAS. In Citizens Advice Bureau we get information about employment rights; according written contract, about statutory rights including the minimum wage and holiday pay. If we have a problem with working conditions, complaint procedures or we want negotiation of wage we can get information and advice from trade unions and representative bodies or Additional Learning

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