Children and Young People Essay

2519 Words Feb 11th, 2013 11 Pages
1.1 list the aspects of employment covered by law

The law in UK covers the following aspects:

Minimum wage, Hours worked, Discrimination, Health and safety, Holiday entitlements, Redundancy and dismissal, Training, Disciplinary procedures, Union rights and consultation, among many others. 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 levels.
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.

1.2 list the main features of current employment legislation
Pay
Being paid and payslips
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2.3 Describe the procedures to follow in event of a grievance.
Often the best way to sort out a problem with your employer is to talk to them informally.

You should ask for a meeting with your immediate manager to explain your concerns. You might find it helpful to suggest to your employer what you would like them to do to resolve the problem. If you don’t feel you can talk to your immediate manager, you could speak to someone else in the organisation in a position of authority.

Where possible, you should always try and sort the problem out informally first before taking any further action.
If you haven't been able to sort out your problem by talking directly to your manager, the next thing to do is write to your employer. Give details of your problem, date your letter and keep a copy. If you have not done so already, you might find it helpful to tell your employer any suggestions you have for resolving the problem.
You can also meet your employer,
Your employer should arrange an initial meeting at a reasonable time and place to discuss your grievance. You have a right to ask either a colleague from work or a trade union representative to accompany you to the meeting. Your employer should give you the opportunity to explain your grievance and any suggestions you may have for resolving it. After the meeting, your employer should write to you, telling you what they have decided to do about your grievance.
If you're still not happy with your employer’s
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