1.1 Know the statutory responsibilities and rights of employees and employers within own area of work.
List the aspects of employment covered by law.
Minimum wage, Hours worked, Discrimination, Health and safety, Holiday entitlements, Redundancy and dismissal, Training, Disciplinary procedures, Union rights and consultation, among many others. Labour law covers the deal between employee and employer. Health and safety laws cover the work conditions, and minimum wage and other laws set basic compensation levels. Also have the Disability Act, Manual Handling Operations and Regulations, Data Protection Act, The Medicine Act, General Social Care Council code 2001, RIDDOR 1995 etc.
1.2. List the main features of current employment legislation.
Equality and discrimination
Health and safety 1.3. Outline why legislation relation to employment exists.
The Employment Legislation is important as it provides protection against discrimination at the workplace and helps in the fight for fair and equal pay for the employees. It also ensures safety of employees at the workplace. The legislation is also important in defining at-will employment and contract employment. 1.4. Identify sources any types of information and advice available in relation to employment responsibilities and rights.
Contract - Handbook - policy documents - terms and conditions - job description 2. Understand agreed ways of working that protect own relationship with employer. 2.1. Describe the terms and conditions of own contract of employment.
All employees have an employment contract with their employer. A contract is an agreement that sets out an employee’s: employment conditions
These are called the ‘terms’ of the contract.
Employees and employers must stick to a contract until it