What does it mean? Which are for the employee and for the employer?
Rights- principles or benefits you are entitled to claim or exercise Responsibilities- Duties you are expected to fulfil Entitlement- Rights that you are allowed or you deserve Statutory- By law
Who in the room has a job? Are you getting paid the minimum wage? Are you getting a holiday entitlement? What happens when you are unwell and can’t go to work? Are your Basic rights being met?
Basic rights- Money National Minimum Wage Sick leave & pay Holiday leave & pay Agency workers rights Agricultural workers rights
Basic Rights- Safety and wellbeing Statement of your main terms and conditions of employment Protection against unfair dismissal Protection from discrimination A safe and healthy working environment Work no more than 48 hours a week (less if you are under 18)
Know your rights Use the information to answer the questions on the Know your rights hand out Think about what the differences are if you are aged 16-17 or over 18?
Young Workers 16-18 What is the first date you can work as a school leaver? Does your employer need to complete a health and safety risk assessment? Can you sell alcohol? What is the maximum number of hours you can work in a day/week Can you do all jobs? Can you work a night shift? Are you are entitled to holiday pay Can you join the Army without your parents knowing? Are you entitled to reasonable time off for study and training?