Employees Rights and Responsibilities Level 2

1.1: List the aspects of employment covered by law:
• Minimum wage
• Hours worked (working time directive) (WTD)
• Discrimination
• Health and safety
• Holiday entitlements
• Redundancy and dismissal
• Training
• Disciplinary procedures
• Union rights and consultation
1.2: List the main features of current employment legislation:
• Employment rights
• Equality and discrimination
• Health and Safety
1.3: Outline why legislation relating to employment exists:
Legislation relating to employment exists to protect the rights of employers and employees by providing rules and regulations that must be followed. Legislation protects employees’ rights and covers areas such as:
• Salary/equal pay
• Safety
• Maternity/paternity entitlement
• Sick pay/holiday pay/ redundancy
• Working hours
• Discrimination e.g. disability, gender, age
1.4: Identify sources and types of information and advice available in relation to employment responsibilities and rights:
The main sources and types of information that are available in relation to employment responsibilities and rights are:
• Contract
• Policy documents
• Handbook
• Job description
• Terms and Conditions

2.1: Describe the terms and conditions of own contract of employment:
The terms and conditions of my contract fall into four main sections:
• Job description: defining my job role and responsibilities, what I would be doing on a daily basis
• Entitlement: rate of pay, holidays, retirement, lunch arrangements and breaks
• Responsibilities: working hours, dress code, reporting absence and illness, notice period and complaints procedures
• General: This includes confidentiality of personal information, health and safety regulations, using company equipment and explains that the staff handbook needs to be read thoroughly and I must confirm when I have done so
2.2: Describe the information shows on own pay statement:
• Name of employer
• Hours worked
• Any holidays taken
• Hourly rate...