in a work place, the employer has to make sure each employee is being treated equally no matter their race, religion, gender, beliefs, etc.
Health and Safety
Health and safety in a workplace is crucial, each employee must not be in danger when working by law. The employer must also make sure each of its workers is being well looked after and make sure they are safe.
All workers are to be paid a fair amount no matter what. Currently women are paid less by 23% in jobs like engineering!!!!!!
Currently the minimum wage is £10,462 p/y (£5.03 per hour) . Statistically this is not enough to spend on things that are vital.
Workers must not work over 48hrs unless agreed!
Hours of Work
When you are off sick for more than 4 days you are able to have statuary pay, which is £87.55 per week.
All workers are allowed to have 28 days of holidays per year.
Women are allowed up to 26 weeks off when on maternity leave, which can now be shared with the partner.