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Disability Discrimination Act 1995 (Legal Article) Much of the provisions relating to employment of disabled persons came into force on 1st December 1998.As from 1st October 2004, The Act also applied to businesses with less than 15 employees. It also applies to prison officers, firefighters, police officers, people working on board ships, aircraft and hovercraft, barristers (including advocates in Scotland) and partners in business partnerships.
(Listed On Mon Jun 21 12:07:06 2010)
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Employment Act 2002 (Legal Article) Most of the provisions in this Act came into force in April 2003. The following changes are made under the Act Employees on fixed-term contracts must be treated as favourably as permanent workers - this came into effect on 1st October 2002. (See Fixed-Term Employees (Prevention of Less Favourable Treatment) Regulations 2002.) More...
(Listed On Sun Jun 20 04:35:10 2010)
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Employment Relations Act 1999 (Legal Article) This Act came into force on 27th July 1999. However, the Act is a piece of "enabling" legislation which means that the provisions below (amongst others) will be phased in over time by the secretary of state. The ceiling of the Compensatory Award in Employment Tribunals increased significantly. More....
(Listed On Sat Jun 5 01:56:38 2010)
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Fixed Term Employees Regulations (Legal Article) These regulations came into force on 1st October 2002 and apply to employees on a fixed term contract. What is a fixed term contract fixed term contract is defined as Contracts that last for a specified period of time, or Contracts that will end when a specified task has been completed, or More....
(Listed On Sat Jun 5 01:55:59 2010)
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Health And Safety At Work (Legal Article) The law imposes a responsibility on the employer to ensure safety at work for all their employees. Much of the law regarding safety in the work place can be found in the Health & Safety At Work Act 1974. Employers have to take reasonable steps to ensure the health, safety and welfare of their employees at work. Failure to do so could result in a criminal prosecution in the Magistrates Court or a Crown Court. Failure to ensure safe working practises could also lead to an employee suing for personal injury or in some cases the employer being prosecuted for corporate manslaughter. More.....
(Listed On Tue Jun 1 16:24:34 2010)
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Display Screen Equipment Regs (Legal Article) he Health and Safety (Display Screen Equipment) Regulations 1992 apply to all display screen equipment (DSE) - computer screens. The main provisions are as follows Employers must carry out a risk assessment of workstations used by employees in order to reduce any identified risks. More....
(Listed On Tue Jun 1 16:23:52 2010)
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The National Minimum Wage (Legal Article) The National Minimum Wage Regulations became law on the 1st April 1999 to enforce a statutuory minimum wage making it illegal for employers to pay less. The Regulations apply to employers in the UK, regardless of the size of the business, subject to the exceptions listed below. More...
(Listed On Tue May 25 14:37:29 2010)
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The Part-Time Workers Regulations (Legal Article) he Part-Time Workers (Prevention of Less Favourable Treatment) Regulations came into force on 1st July 2000. The Regulations make it unlawful for part-time workers to be treated less favourably than full-time workers. This means the following Part-time workers should receive the same hourly rate as full-timers. A lower hourly rate should only be given if it can be justified on objective grounds, e.g. performance related pay. More....
(Listed On Tue May 25 14:36:44 2010)
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Working Time Regulations (Legal Article) The Working Time Regulations came into force on the 1st October 1998. It is a law made to implement a Directive made by the European Union and applies to employment law in the UK. The law applies to full-time, part-time, agency and casual workers from the day they begin work. More...
(Listed On Tue May 25 14:35:05 2010)
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