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Lorraine Summers: EDI Level 5 Care, Leadership & Management |
Understanding employment responsibilities and rights in Health & social care or children’s and young people’s setting |
Evidence Requirements |
1.1   | I believe the aspects of employment covered by law are:     * National minimum wage (must be paid to most workers)   * Hours worked (working time directive) (WTD), which stipulates maximum times a worker can be required to work, unless the worker signs a voluntary opt-out   * The age, at which a person may work certain shifts, e.g. younger than 18s cannot work at night.   * Discrimination     * Harassment (protection from harassment at work from colleagues, which can include holding the employer liable for the behaviour of its staff, even outside the workplace).   * Health and safety   * Holiday entitlements   * Redundancy and dismissal (e.g. protection from unfair dismissal).   * Training   * Disciplinary procedures   * Union rights and consultation, etc.     * Minimum implied contract in the Employment Rights Act 1986.We also have the Disability Act, Manual Handling Operations and Regulations, Data Protection Act, The Medicine Act, General Social Care Council code 2001, RIDDOR 1995 and more.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 levelsThe human right act 1998: Human rights law |
1.2 | The main features of current employment legislation: Legislation has developed governing employer/employee relations and the rights of employees and employers in the workplace. There are a number of items of legislation designed to protect workers’ rights. The Main laws affecting employment are:The Employment Rights Act - provides a range of contractual rights for employees, including:   * entitlement to an itemised pay statement   * entitlement to the National Minimum Wage   * that the terms and conditions of work must be set out in...