Imagine you are a newly appointed supervisor/manager within your service. You need to update your staff hand book to reflect current employment law A1- identify three different sources of information you could use to enable you to do this. * Internet
* Union reps
* Policies and procedures
Once you have identified a reliable source of information
A2- list three aspects of employment covered by law
* Minimum wage
* Holiday entitlements
A2b- list three main features of current employment legislation * Employment rights act 1996
* The human rights act 1998
* Whistleblowing protection act 1989
A3-Briefly outline why employment law exists.
To stop the exploitation of workers by their employers mainly for example the minimum wage, safety standards, holiday entitlements, maternity leave, redundancy payments, discrimination laws, maximum working hours and age. Requirements are all good things that protect employees.
B1- Describe the terms and conditions of your employment as set in your contract of employment or employment agreement. * Job description - defining the role, responsibility level (eg Manager, Deputy Manager, Assistant). * Entitlement - rate of pay, holiday entitlement, retirement and ill-health benefits, bonus/overtime rates, uniform and/expenses allowances. * Responsibilities: working hours, dress code, reporting illness/absence, annual assessments, complaints procedures, notice periods for leaving/dismissal, requirements to change working hours. * General: using company equipment for private use (eg phones, computers, vehicles) general codes of behaviour and adherence to certain corporate practices, health & safety regulations.
B2- Describe the information which need to be shown on your pay slip/statement. * Name of company
* My full name
* Staff ID
* Earning before and after
* Date of pay