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When a new employee starts with a new company, there are several internal and external factors that can affect the employment relationship. An internal factor could be training. If an employee does not get sufficient training or the training that they may have been promised at the start of employment Three different types of employment status are an employee, a worker and self-employed. An employee can be part-time, full-time, permanent or temporary. They will work under a contract of employment which can be written or verbal. They have full rights. All employees will be workers but not all workers are employees. Workers do still have some rights. Workers will be working under various contracts. Workers do have part rights. This is one…show more content…
Workers over the age of 18 are entitled to 3 different types of rest break. Employees are entitled to a 20 minutes uninterrupted break if they work for longer than 6 hours. Workers also have the right to have at least 11 hours between their shifts. They also should have at least 24 hours uninterrupted without work every week or 48 hours every fortnight. By law all workers should also not work for more than 48 hours a week on average over 17 weeks. This does not apply to workers under 18. They should not work for more than 8 hours a day and 40 hours a week. A member of staff who regularly works for at least 3 hours during the night period are referred to as night workers. The night period is between the hours of 11pm to 6am, unless the worker and employer agree a different night period but this must include midnight to 5am and the shift must be at least 7 hours long. This must be agreed in writing. Maternity leave When an employee has a baby they could be eligible for maternity leave and maternity pay. You have the right to maternity leave regardless of how long you've been in your job, how many hours you work, or how much you're paid. This is also the case for antenatal appointments. You are legally entitled to reasonable paid time off to attend antenatal appointments. Employees must take a minimum of 2 weeks off work (or 4 weeks if they are a factory worker). An employee is entitled to

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