When you employ people, it is important to be aware of their workers’ rights, to protect both them and your business.
If you are not sure what these rights are or who is classed as a ‘worker’ then Worcestershire Business Central has put together some useful information for employers below. Fo more information call us on 01905 677 888 and we can direct you to the most helpful resources.
Basic Employment Rights for a Worker
Workers are entitled to certain employment rights, for example:
Getting minimum wage
Receiving statutory minimum level of paid holiday
Protection against unlawful wages deduction
Protection against unlawful discrimination
Workers may also be entitled to Statutory Sick Pay, Statutory Maternity or Paternity Pay or Statutory Adoption Pay. Even those who do casual or irregular work for you, may be entitled to certain employment rights.