The implied duty of fidelity protects business interests and imposes a obligation employee must not disclose any information or trade secrets of their employers business. Throughout the course of employment, an employer will obtain information, which may possibly be confidential information. If an employee’s position is highly ranked then there will be possibilities that the employer has acquired potential confidential business information that may be disclosed this type of situation will need to be addressed and employers will need protection. In Thomas v Farr plc. , the categories of information was sectioned out to address what type of information is not to be disclosed when the employment contract has ended.
Unit one: Principles of personal responsibilities and working in a business environment Section 1 – Know the employment rights and responsibilities of the employee and employer 1. Identify four main points that would be included in a contract of employment. If possible, use an example contract to support your answer (feel free to obscure any confidential information). Employer’s/Employee’s name Start date: Main Place of Work: Job title: 2a) List three key points of legislation that affect employers in a business environment. Health and Safety Equality Data Protection 2b) List three key points of legislation that affect employees in a business environment.
2.2 Describe the information shown on own pay statement You will need to look at your own pay slip and state the information shown on it. 2.3 Describe the procedures to follow in event of a grievance You will need to look at your company’s policies and procedures and or speak to your manager for this and state what the procedure is. 2.4 Identify the personal information that must be kept up to date with own employer You will need to look at your company’s policies and procedures and or speak to your manager for this and state what personal information that must be kept up to date with your
Section 1: Rights and responsibilities at work This section will help you to evidence Learning Outcome 1: Know the employment rights and responsibilities of the employee and employer Learning objective Place in Assessment 1.1 Identify the main points of contracts of employment Question 1 Page 1 1.2 Identify the main points of legislation affecting employers and employees Question 2 Page 2 1.3 Identify where to find information on employment rights and responsibilities both internally and externally Question 3 Page 3 1.4 Describe how representative bodies can support the employee Question 4 Page 3 1.5 Identify employer and employee responsibilities for equality and diversity in a business environment Question 5 Page 3 1.6 Explain the benefits of making sure equality and diversity procedures are followed in a business environment Question 6 Page 3 1. Identify four main points that would be included in a contract of employment. If possible, use an example contract to support your answer (feel free to obscure any confidential information). [1.1] Points that would be in a contract of employment could be, you’re contracted working hours, your employer providing a safe working environment, you’re salary and employment rights. 2a) List three key points of legislation that affect employers in a business environment.
Discussion 1 Employers often want to find out if their workers are productive and loyal. Determine at least one limit that you would place upon a private employer’s rights to monitor the productivity and communications of employees at work. Support your response. It is highly understandable that employers want to make sure that their employees are doing their very best while at work. I believe employers have to find a median in which they can oversee what their employees are doing while giving them a sense of privacy as well.
Employees should instruct to the customers that rights about fair dealing and competition. The internal users, who use the intranet, can be expects respect, comply and understand with company. In addition, the company requires their employees to refuse conflicts of interest between company and employees personal dealings. G.M Financial has protection of company asset section which is included tangible assets and intellectual property. The employees must keep company’s tangible assets and knowledgeable things.
Having to understand laws and how they can affect other companies that we do business with or employees. Having employee’s understand the risk situation when filing a claim in work related issues. Having the organization is aware of the risk that can become lawsuits from other companies we do business with. Workers Compensation is normally given to employee’s when are they hurt at work, to avoid these claims, we must make sure that our organization stands by regulations and guidelines provided to a company. (OSHA) Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 gives you the right to have a safe work place.
Where an employee finds that is not complied with the employer is liable. They also exist to ensure a more cost efficient and safer environment. 1.4 Identify sources and types of information and advice available in relation to employment responsibilities and rights Source of such information could be: line manager, human resource department and access to work. Internal source could be: staff hand books, anything regarding age discrimination, dismissing employees paternity leave and pay we could use ACAS. 2.1 Describe the terms and conditions of own contract of employment My contract of employment covers job locations as to where I am based in my employment.
Unit 201: Understand employment responsibilities and rights in health, social care or children and young people’s settings. Outcome 2: Understand agreed ways of working that protect own relationship with employer 1. Describe the terms and conditions of own contract of employment These most commonly fall into 4 main sections: A: Job description - defining the role, responsibility level (e.g. Manager, Deputy Manager, Assistant etc). It might include limits on decision making/to whom one reports/is supervised by.
It is the duty of the employer to ensure that details furnished by prospective employees are in line with what the law stipulates. Mark, as human resource manager, hires and fires employees at the firm. He is therefore responsible for investing the legality and honesty of documents