Employers would also be required to provide job accommodations for applicants and workers who have disabilities if those accommodations would not impose and undue hardship on the organization. The employer must also provide equal opportunity for promotion and benefits under this law. Information regarding the ADA can be obtained from the Department of Labor's Office of Disability Employment Policy. ODEP does not enforce this law. Enforcement of this law, where it pertains to employment, falls under the powers of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
[CT257.1] Know the statutory responsibilities and rights of employees and employers within own area of work Aspects of employment covered by law . Minimum Wage, Number of hours worked, Discrimination, Health and safety, Holiday entitlements, Redundancy and dismissal, Training, Disciplinary procedures and your contract of employment. the main features of current employment legislation . Employment rights act, Equalities and Discrimination law, Health and safety Act. Outline why legislation relating to employment exists .
Disability Discrimination Act 1995: Protects people with disabilities from unfair discrimination in areas such as employment, access to goods and facilities. Special Education Needs and Disability Act 2001: This is an extension on the Disability Act of 1995. The special education act protects disabled students in all areas of their studies. Also states all institutions are expected to take reasonable steps to find out if a child has disabilities or special educational needs. The Race Relations Act 1975: Made it illegal to treat any person less favourably than others because of race, skin colour, nationality or ethnic origin.
Social model of disability The social model of disability is civil right base approach to disability; it was developed by disability people in the 80s and 90s. This model focuses on challenging and removing the barriers in front of disable people, barriers prevent disabled people from living full and active lives These barriers including: • Buildings are built that disabled people cannot get into. • Information is produced in ways that disabled people cannot benefit from. • Stereotyping disabled people prevent us from having the same opportunities as non-disabled people. • Special services are created that keep disabled people segregated and cut off from everybody else.
1.3 Outline why legislation relating to employment exists. 1.4 Identify sources and types of information and advice available in relation to employment responsibilities and rights. 1.1 Some aspects covered by employment law include Anti-discrimination(Harassment and discrimination) This means treating someone worse than you would to another person for a reason. The Equality Act 2010 makes its your right not to be harassed or discriminated against. Discrimination can be direct or indirect, verbal abuse and unwanted physical contact.
How they affect your employment practices, and procedures. Federal and state employment laws regulate questions you can ask possible job candidates to how employees are treated. Here are a few Federal employment and labor laws that could affect your business (All Law, 2015). Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, and national origin (All Law, 2015). Pregnancy Discrimination Act of 1978 is an amendment to Title VII of the Civil Rights Act.
Describe one piece of relevant legislation and one code of conduct explaining how it promotes diversity. Outline one piece of relevant legislation The Equality Act 2010 The Equality Act 2010 was created to combine and unify previous anti-discrimination legislation relating to protected characteristics e.g. The Race Relations Act 1976, The Disability Discrimination Act 1995, The Sex Discrimination Act 1975, etc. The Act introduced a simpler framework of protection against direct and indirect discrimination, harassment and victimisation in work, education, services and public functions. The Act defines this kind of treatment as being unlawful behaviour.
It became law in 1990 and prevents discrimination from happening during a job, on transportation, at a school or university, as well as all public and private places open to the public. It helps protects the rights of Americans with disabilities just like the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which based it’s discrimination on race, religion, or gender. A disability is defined as "a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits a major life activity." The ADA addresses issues for the aging baby boomer population by helping promote advocacy in
The Civil Right Act of 1964 Another law that the organization must follow is the Civil Rights Act of 1964. This act protects the right of the employees and under this act the employers cannot discriminate the individuals on the basis of religion, sex, color, race etc. If organization does not follow the law then a fine of $1,000 or more is charged or the imprisonment of no less than one year (U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, n.d.). The Texas Labor Code Anti-Discrimination
Some are listed below- -The United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD) (2008) The Convention does not create new rights for disabled people, rather it helps society to have a better understanding of disabled people’s human rights. Society is obliged to “promote, protect and ensure full and equal enjoyment of all humans” - The Disability Discrimination Act (1995) This was the first anti-discrimination legislation that specifically focused on disabled people. It effectively included disabled people’s rights to participate in civil society by placing duties on employers, service providers, landlords, schools and colleges. These acts listed above have many similarities in the sense that they are all for the development and wellbeing of individuals with profound disabilities. * Analyse how legislative frameworks underpin the development of services for individuals with autistic spectrum condition.