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Employment Law. Jim Reeves Communication Workers Union. 1. A brief overview. Most employment rights and an employer’s liabilities to them only flow if you have employees who would generally have a contract of employment THE BARE MINIMUM The right to join a Trade Union

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Employment Law

Jim Reeves

Communication Workers Union

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A brief overview

  • Most employment rights and an employer’s liabilities to them only flow if you have employees who would generally have a contract of employment
  • THE BARE MINIMUM
  • The right to join a Trade Union
  • The right to be accompanied by a Trade Union
  • Written statement of employment particulars within 2 months
  • Minimum Wage £5.52 (£5.73 from 1st October)‏
  • Working Time Regulations – Holidays, 48 hour average week, meal breaks
  • Flexible Working Regulations, Maternity & Paternity Leave
  • Statutory notice periods
  • Statutory Redundancy – after 2 years - and consultation
  • The right not to be unfairly dismissed - after 12 months of continuous employment
  • The right not to be discriminated against - from day one of employment

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Statutory Disciplinary and Grievance Procedures

  • Health warning – Enacted in 2004 and will be repealed April next year
  • Government propose new Bill to include :
  • New short ACAS code
  • ACAS guidelines
  • Still provide for additional penalty (25% uplift) upon employers if ACAS code not satisfied but Tribunals given wide discretion

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Statutory Disciplinary Procedure

Three step process

1 Letter of notification to employee

2 A fair hearing

3 An Appeal

Failure to comply will lead to automatic unfair dismissal at Employment Tribunal and an uplift in any award (10 to 50% uplift)‏

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Statutory Grievance Procedure

  • Three step process
  • 1 Employee must set out grievance in writing
  • 2 A meeting held to discuss the grievance
  • 3 The right to appeal if employee not satisfied
  • Failure to comply by employers will lead to breach of Statutory Procedure and an uplift in any award (10 to 50%).
  • For employees they must comply with Step 1 and wait 28 days before lodging claim with Tribunal

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Unfair Dismissal & Discrimination

Conduct, Capability, Redundancy, Retirement, Some other substantial reason

Sex, Race, Disability, Age, Religion or Belief, Sexual Orientation, Part Time and Fixed Term Workers, Union membership

  • The right not to be unfairly dismissed - after 12 months of continuous employment
  • The right not to be discriminated against - from day one of employment

More on these subjects at the Workshop where we can discuss these types of complaints and Employment Tribunals

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