1. Know the statutory responsibilities and rights of employees and employers within own area of work
1.1 List the aspects of employment covered by law. Almost every aspect of employment is covered by one or more laws, including: the handling and storage of information, equal opportunities, grievance procedures, health and safety, holiday entitlements, maternity/paternity pay, minimum wage, sickness absence and pay, working time limits, redundancy and retirement.
1.2 List the main features of current employment legislation. Employment rights, Equality and discrimination, Health and Safety, Data Protection.
1.3 Outline why legislation relating to employment exists. Legislation in relation to employment was created in order to prevent employers from abusing or taking advantage of workers, and provide minimum requirements in areas such as : minimum wage, safety standards, holiday entitlement, maternity leave, redundancy payments, discrimination and equality, working hours, age requirement.
1.4 Identify sources and types of information and advice available in relation to employment responsibilities and rights. Sources and types of information and advice available in relation to employment responsibilities and right are: ACAS, CAB, unions and representative bodies, work contract, policies and procedures, terms and conditions, and job descriptions.
2. Understand agreed ways of working that protect own relationship with employer
2.1 Describe the terms and conditions of own contract of employment (see attached Offer of Employment). The terms and conditions which are covered in my contract are: my job title, hours of work, holiday entitlement, absence, sick pay, notice of termination, grievance procedure, and the disciplinary procedure.
2.2 Describe the information shown on own pay statement (see attached) My payslip contains the following