Understand Employment Responsibilities and Rights in Health, Social Care or Children and Young Peoples Settings

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Unit 201 UNDERSTAND EMPLOYMENT RESPONSIBILITIES AND RIGHTS IN HEALTH, SOCIAL CARE OR CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLES SETTINGS Outcome 1.1 & 1.2 State the purpose of each act and why they are in place. LEGISLATION | SUMMARY OF LEGISLATION | | Unit Ref | Employments Right Act 1996 | Is a place to safe guard your right as an employee with regards to notice given, wages, holidays etc….It deals with rights that most employees can get when they work, including unfair dismissal, reasonable notice before dismissal, time off rights for parenting, redundancy and more. | | | Equal Pay Act 1970 | The Equal Pay Act 1970 is an Act of the United Kingdom Parliament which prohibits any less favourable treatment between men and women in terms of pay and conditions of employment. | | | Disability Discrimination ActEquality Act 2010 | Disability discrimination acthave passed laws aimed at reducing discrimination against people with disabilities. | | | Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 | It is defines the fundamental structure and authority for the encouragement, regulation and enforcement of workplace health, safety an welfare within the United Kingdom. | | | Data Protection Act 1998 | To make sure that all our personal information is stored and disposed of correctly. Only information need is collected. Only kept for so long. | | | Race Relations Act | The 1976 Race Relations Act makes it unlawful for employer to discriminate against you on racial grounds. Race includes colour, ethnic or national origins. | | | LEGISLATION | SUMMARY OF LEGISLATION | Unit Ref | Minimum Wages Act 1998 | It creates the minimum wages across the UK for the workers aged 21 or more. This is now £ 6.31, but between18-20 this is £ 5.03. | | Sick Pay | Paid sick days guarantee workers paid time off to stay home when they are sick. Is paid after 3 days by the
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