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EMPLOYMENT ACT 2002 & 2008
Transcript of EMPLOYMENT ACT 2002 & 2008
How does Employment Act impact HR recruitment?
Parents can ask for flexible working hours.
The Employment act 2002- covered different areas within employment law that included rights for maternity and paternity pay for parents to work in flexible hours.
The Employment act 2008- improved the areas of employment including changes such as: holiday pay, minimum wage, trade unions, when young adults can start working, the age of young adults who have children can ask for flexible working hours
The Employment Act is important during the recruitment process. The regulations as mentioned earlier puts the employee and employee in a safe position; when they need day off? if they need a holiday? are they entitled for it?
The majority of workers aged 16 and over are entitled to receive a minimum wage.
The 4 rates of payment:
21 and over-£6.50
Full time= 28 days or 5.6 weeks
Part time= 12 weeks according to the hours they work.
*Please see hand out.
Working parents have the following rights:
to request flexible working hours
unpaid parental leave for parents of children under 18
* Flexible working can include working part time, working school hours, working flexitime, home working, job sharing and shift working.
* You can make one request to work flexibly each year.
Trade unions have an impact on work and pay-they have the following implications:
Trade unions are the middlemen in a firm as they feedback to the
management (HR) issues within the firm.
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