Work and Employment (What is it? (Employment is any work undertaken for…
Work and Employment
What is it?
is any work undertaken for payment.
An employed person is an known as an
is the person who pays the employee.
is any activity that requires effort.
The Labour Force
is made up of those people who are available for work at the present wage rate.
Employees rights and responsibilities
To join a trade union.
To receive the statutory number of holidays.
Not to be discriminated.
To be provided with a safe and healthy workplace.
To receive a fair wage.
To work to their best ability.
To honour any company rules or regulations.
Not to reveal and company secrets.
To respect the property of the business.
To implement company policy at all times.
Employers rights and responsibilities
To expect a fair days work from their employees.
To organise the business in any manner.
To decide the objective of the business.
To set the conditions of employment.
To dismiss an employee who has not honoured the terms of employment.
To expect loyalty from their employees.
To provide a safe working condition.
To provide each employee with a written statement of pay.
To deduct and record PAYE,PRSI and USC contributions from employees wages.
To give each employee ,within one month of employment a written statement of his/her terms of employment.
Not to discriminate against employees about gender,race or religion.
To abide by employment laws.