Know the rights and responsibilities of employees and employers.

The following topic forms part of the Unit Aspects of Employment Law.

Know the rights and responsibilities of employees and employers:

Employer rights and employee obligations: employees to work to contract; support the aims of the employer; support health and safety in the workplace; use of resources (internet, email, employer property).

Employer responsibilities: observance of employment legislation (Employment Act 2002, Equal Pay Act 1970,Sex Discrimination Act 1975, Health and Safety at Work Act 1974,Race Relations Act 1976,Disability Discrimination Act 1995 and recent amendments); age discrimination; remuneration; minimum wage; public liability insurance.

Rights of employees: terms and conditions of service; maternity; paternity; sickness and pay; time off for public duties; trade union representation; discrimination; working time rights; holidays and pay; Sunday working; flexible working; unfair dismissal.




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Units and Topics

The following units are part of the Edexcel BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Applied Law course

Unlawful Homicide and Police Powers

Aspects of Property Offences and Police Powers.

Contract Law

Consumer Law

Aspects of the Law of Tort.

Aspects of Employment Law.

Aspects of Family Law

Dispute solving in the Legal System (Mandatory)

Understanding Law Making (Mandatory)

Aspects of Legal Liability (Mandatory)

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