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.
201: Understand employment responsibilities and rights in health, social care or children and young people's settings 1.1 List the aspects of employment covered by law The Law protects both the rights and responsibilities of both employees and employers. Three examples of employee rights currently protected by law are; Sick Pay, Holiday Entitlement and Maternity Pay and Leave. 1.2 List the main features of current employment By law, after an employee has been sick for four days they are entitled to Statutory Sick Pay (SSP), which is a minimum of £87.55 a week for up to 28 weeks. Some companies may pay more depending on their policy, but never less. However employers do not have to give sick pay if the employee has been ill for less than 4 days, or is paid less than £111 a week.
Health and social care Task 1 Understanding the statutory rights of employees and employers within LRH HOMES Aspects of employment covered by law •Health and safety at work act •Minimum wage •Discrimination •Holiday entitlements •Redundancy & dismissal •Training •Disciplinary •Disability discrimination act This is a list of some of the aspects of employment by law. The main thing is, the employees contract. Loading… The Four Main Aspects •Employment rights •Equalities and discrimination law •Health and safety legislation •Holiday entitlement Equalities and discrimination law The Equality Act came into force on 1 October 2010. This act alone holds over 116 legalisations. This act was made to protect individuals
Task B your work role Bi Describe the terms and conditions of your employment as set out in your contract of employment or employment agreement. Health and safety It is your duty and responsibility to familiarise yourself with, and to comply with the company’s or any third party’s health and safety policies and procedures. Rate of pay Your rate of pay is £7.50 week days and £8.50 weekends per hour; the company will review your pay annually and advise you in writing of any pay change. Hours of work Your working hours are variable and will be organised according to a rota which the company will notify to you in advance. The company does not guarantee to provide you with a minimum or maximum number of hours of work.
Assignment 1) Four aspects of employment covered by statutory law are * health and safety at work * sex discrimination act *childrens act *data protection act AC1.2 The health and safety act at work sets the standards that must be met to insure the health and safety of all employees and others who may be affected by any work activity The sex discrimination law protects you against discrimination at work including : *Dismissal *Employment terms and conditions *Pay and benefits *Promotion and trsnsfer oppertunities *Training *Recruitment *Redundancy The childrens act protects childrens rights by requiring local authorities to be flexible in meeting childrens needs. The children act ensures that where ever they live
1.2 The spectrum of employment law in the UK covers three main areas. Employment Rights, Equalities and Discrimination law... and Health and safety legislation. Although Equalities and Health and safety have meaning in other areas of life... both bodies of law feature measures relating to employment to a significant degree 1.3 Legislation relating to employment exists to stop exploitation of workers by their employers mainly to protect the rights of their employee’s and to make sure that they have everything they need such as. * Minimum wage * Safety standards * Holiday entitlement * Maternity leave * Redundancy payments * Discrimination laws * Maximum working hours * Age requirement All employee’s need to have all good things that protect them from unscrupulous bosses. 1.4 contract handbook policy documents terms and conditions job description Web sites like www.direct.gov (useful for other parts of ERR) books, journals, colleagues, whoever is above your employer est.
Unit 201 Understand employment responsibilities and rights in health, social care or children and young people’s settings Outcome 1 Know the statutory responsibilities and rights of employees and employers within own area of work 1.1 • Minimum wage (National Minimum Wage Act 1998) • Discrimination (The Equality Act 2008) • Hours worked (Working Time Directive 2003) • Breaks (Working Time Directive 2003) • Health and Safety (Health and Safety at Work 1974) • Training • Holiday entitlement (The Employment Act 2008) • Data protection (Data Protection Act 1998) • Sickness and sick pay (The Employment Act 2008) • Safeguarding (Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act 2006) • COSHH (Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002) • Manual handling (Health and Safety at Work 1974) • Accidents (Health and Safety at Work 1974) • Food hygiene and safety (Health and Safety at Work 1974) 1.2 • Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, This Act places a general duty to 'ensure so far as is reasonably practicable the health, safety and welfare at work of all their employees'. This includes manual handling, COSHH, food safety act and health and safety regulations. • Employment Act 2008, This covers disciplinary and grievance procedures, unfair dismissal, offers protection to employers and employees and enforced changes to the national minimum wage. • Equality Act 2010, This act which protects individuals from unfair treatment and promotes a fair and more equal society. This includes age, race, gender, sexual discrimination, religious beliefs, disability and pregnancy.
Understand employment responsibilities and rights in health, social care or children and young people setting Every aspect of employment is covered by law this is to ensure people stay healthy at work, and they’re being treated correctly at work and not being discriminated. Before a young person or adult can start working their employer will write up some form of contract relating on their job positions. There is a whole series of laws that relate to the conditions of work, these include: * Minimum wage * Hours worked * Discrimination * Health and safety * Holiday entitlements * Redundancy and dismissal * Training * Disciplinary procedures * Union rights and consultation, The main features of current employment legislation *Equalities * Employment rights * Discrimination law * Health and safety legislation Legislation Legislation relating to employment exists to stop exploitation of workers by their employers mainly to protect the rights of their employee’s and to make sure that they have everything they need. The main sources and types of information that are available to have your responsibilities and rights in are: * Contract * Handbook * Policy documents * Terms and conditions * Job description Discrimination It is unlawful to discriminate against workers because of a physical or mental disability or fail to make reasonable adjustments to accommodate or suit a worker with a disability. Under the Equality Act 2010 a person is classified as disabled if they have a physical or mental impairment which has a substantial and long-term effect on their ability to carry out normal day-to-day activities.
Task B – Your work role Bi: Describe the terms and conditions of your employment as set out in your contract of employment or employment agreement. In my contract it gives me the information of the job title which I am employed to do, the hours I work and the rate of pay I receive and also sick pay. It also tells due to the nature of work of the company, Bank holidays are viewed as normal working day, it also tells of the amount of annual leave I receive and when the holiday year runs from. Also included is pension, notice of leave, disciplinary and dismissal procedures, grievance procedure, dress code and uniforms, personal protective equipment (PPE), health and safety, and confidentiality and code of practice. Bii:
You can find more information about the Health & Safety at Work etc. Act 1974 here: www.hse.gov.uk/legislation/hswa.htm Confidentiality The Data Protection Act 1998 protects people’s rights to confidentiality. It restricts how personal and sensitive information can be used, stored and passed on. Personal details must not be passed on unless the person gives their permission. These laws give