Paper on Employment Laws

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EMPLOYMENT LAWSPage |0EMPLOYMENT LAWSRECRUITMENTETHICSCASESTUDY
EMPLOYMENT LAWSContentsExecutive Summary........................................................................................................................................................1Introduction.....................................................................................................................................................................1Task/Assignment Discussion..........................................................................................................................................2Question A.................................................................................................................................................................2Legal risks that ABC Ltd......................................................................................................................................2Potential defence an employer..............................................................................................................................4Question B..................................................................................................................................................................4Possible defence that ABC Ltd.............................................................................................................................4Question C..................................................................................................................................................................5Employee relations issues.....................................................................................................................................5Senior management team and application of good practice in recruitment and selection....................................6Conclusion......................................................................................................................................................................7Recommendations...........................................................................................................................................................8Bibliography...................................................................................................................................................................9Page |1
EMPLOYMENT LAWSExecutive SummaryThe companies, organisations and the business along with the human resources team and otherpersonnel who assists in the process of recruitment as a whole and in so doing create theadvertisements along with the job descriptions, but can also be done through the internalrecruitment process, which is the selection of the candidates from within the company. Thispaper focuses on the ethics which are not maintained in the process of the recruitment and alsodiscriminatory tactics are present in such forms which includes the crucial head sex, age and alsothe discrimination backed by nepotism and favouritism. This paper also discusses therecommendations which must be followed so as to increase the level of confidence and trust inthe business between the employees and the organisation at large.IntroductionThe sources of the United Kingdom, employment is majorly based on the judicial precedence i.e.the common law, along with the statues and the European legislation. There are a number oflegislation for the protection of the employment, but based on the case study provided, thelegislations which can govern this type of situations are,Equal Pay Act 1970[CITATION Equ70\l 1033 ], Health & Safety at Work etc Act 1974[ CITATION UKG74 \l 1033 ], SexDiscrimination Act 1975[ CITATION UKG751 \l 1033 ], Employment Tribunals Act 1996[ CITATION UKG961 \l 1033 ], Employment Rights Act 1996[ CITATION UKG962 \l 1033 ],National Minimum Wage Act 1998[ CITATION UKG981 \l 1033 ], Human Rights Act 1998[ CITATION UKG982 \l 1033 ], Employment Act 2002[ CITATION UKG022 \l 1033 ],Equality Act 2010[ CITATION UKG10 \l 1033 ],and Employment Relations Act 2004Page |2
EMPLOYMENT LAWS[ CITATION UKG04 \l 1033 ]. There are other legislations too which cover the disability, ageand other types of discriminations also. Recruitment and Selection must be such,where the needsfor modernising organisation will be met, by providing the service to the job seekers which willhold the quality and will be equally fair, and also transparent, thereby promoting a better imageof the employer company who is in the process of recruitment and must also provide the equaltreatment and opportunities for all.Task/Assignment DiscussionQuestion ALegal risks that ABC LtdThe recruiting company must only focus on the legal or ethical issue so that they can avoid inending up with major conflicts which can give rise to a facet of litigation. The basic rights andfreedom as provided under the Human Rights Act of 1998[ CITATION UKG982 \l 1033 ],provides the rights and the recognition needed of a human being for a different human being.The recruitment is the very process where the job applicants or the job seekers apply for theposition in accordance with the job description provided or advertised by the employer, thus,through this process the equality is delivered within the workplace. So, in order to stay incompliance with the various legislations, the company must stay away from those practiceswhich will causes discrimination. In this instant case, the company ABC Ltd., for replacing andrecruiting the position of the Sales Director so occupied by Steve Brown, thought to make therecruitment internally and in so doing considered application from four persons, namely JoanKeenan, Aldo Viscida, David Constant, Mike Replica, who actually placed their applicationPage |3
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