Employer, Roles and Responsibilities

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The main features of the current employment law in the UK covers three main areas. Employment Rights, Equalities and Discrimination law, and Health and Safety legislation. The law covers 6 areas of Equality Including Age, Religion or Beliefs, Disability, Race, Sex/ Gender, Sexual Orientation. These laws protect workers and trainees from discrimination. They also protect are clients/service users.

Outline why legislation relating to employment exists to protect the employers and employees. This legislation covers Employment rights, Equality/Discrimination law and Health & Safety. Which includes The Equality Act 2010 - The law covers 6 areas of Equality Including Age, Religion or Beliefs, Disability, Race, Sex/ Gender, Sexual Orientation. These laws protect workers and trainees from discrimination. They also protect are clients/service users. The Race Relations Act 1976 amended in 2000 to make it unlawful to treat a person less favourably than other on racial grounds including employment, goods, facilities and services. Then outlawed discrimination (direct and indirect) and victimisation and encouraged public authorities to promote race equality and good race relations in 2000. Race Relation Act regulation 2003 made harassment on the grounds of raced ethnic or national origins a separate unlawful act. Gender/Gender Identity was important, including The equal pay Act 1970 gives an individual a right to equal pay and benefits as a person of opposite sex doing the same job. The Sex Discrimination Act 1975 prohibits sex discrimination against individuals in the areas employment, education and in the provision of goods, facilities and services. Gender reassignment was included in the regulations 1999 to prevent discrimination against transsexual people, on the grounds of sex, in pay and treatment in employment and training.

Describe how issues of public concerns have altered the views of the public sector?

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