Equality legislation a summary
The following is a guide only to the legislation currently in place that impacts on
equality and diversity issues, and is not a comprehensive list.
1970 The Equal Pay Act (EPA) (as amended), makes it unlawful for employers
Ethics . . .
Ethics is the study of right
and wrong and of the
morality of the choices
An ethical decision is one
that is right according to
Business Ethics is the application of moral
EXTERNAL FACTORS AND
THEIR IMPACT ON THE
Objectives of this chapter
Explore how the external environment impacts on employment
Outline the political impacts that can affect employee relations
Outline the econo
Types of employment status
There are three types of employment status - you could either be a 'worker', an 'employee'
or 'self-employed'. Your employment status will help define what rights and responsibilities
you have at work. Find out the basic employm
Activity 1 - Employment status Activity
Visit the link provided and answer the questions which follow;
1. Why is employee status so significant and what legislation
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