Nvq Lvl2 Employee Rights & Responsibilities

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Understanding Employment Rights & Responsibilities in Health, Social Care or Children's & Young People's Settings 1.1Aspects of employment covered by law are: Anti-discrimination against age/gender/race/religion/disability Working hours and holiday entitlements Sick leave and sick pay Data protection Health and Safety Criminal records bureau (CRB) checks, combined with the Independent Safeguarding Authority (ISA) now known as the Vetting & Barring Scheme. 1.2Main features of current employment legislation are: Employment rights Equalities and discrimination Health and safety 1.3Legislation for employment exists to protect the rights of both the employer and employee at work, and explains the responsibilities for both. 1.4Sources of information and advice available in relation to employment responsibilities & rights can be obtained from: HR DEPTARTMENTS within the company concerning my contract & responsibilities CITIZEN ADVICE BUREAU for employers/employees will provide advice and information on work related issues COMMUNITY LEGAL ADVICE for if a dispute occurs and becomes a legal issue – i.e. employment tribunal TRADE UNIONS & other representative bodies will support me with a work related issue concerning my employer and will help me to protect my rights as an employee 2.1Terms & conditions of my contract of employment states details for when wages are paid, rate of pay I am on and how my wages are paid. It tells me my hours of work expected each week, what days off I am entitled to and holiday entitlements. It also informs me of the period of notice I will need to give/be given if I choose to leave/be let go. Listed also is situations where instant dismissal would apply. Also included is my role & responsibilities and what is expected from me as an employee. 2.2Information
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