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The Sex Discrimination Act 1975 This is the law which allows a person to apply for a job of there choice if it suits there needs and qualities and not treated differently because of gender or sex. It allows women to be treated equally in the workplace and have the same rights as a male employee. This helps BettaValue because the employees know that they will not be treated any different from the opposite sex and gives the employees confidence in there management. The Race Relations Act This legislation applies to when an employee is discriminated because of skin colour or ethnic background and make sure people in the workplace are not prejudice and choose not to interact with them because this in its self is immoral. This can help BettaValue as a whole as they can accept a person and then work better as a team by using there personal qualities. The Employment Equality (Sexual Orientation) Regulations 2003 This particular legislation applies to that an employee does not become a victim of harassment, discrimination or any physical abuse because they are homosexual, lesbian, bisexual or heterosexual. ...read more.


The Gender Recognition Act 2004 This legislation applies when a transsexual is given the same rights as any other gender just because they have decided that they want to change there gender does not change there rights. This helps BettaValue by allowing people of any gender to come and work for the company at any position as they are a open minded company. The Employment Equality (Age) Regulations 2006 This legislation gives people of all ages the same rights as someone much more experience or much younger. Recently older people have been pushed a side when they apply for a job for certain reasons such as they may not be as agile as a younger person or they could be a liability to the company and it may cost more to keep them as an employee. This can help BettaValue because they will again gain a good reputation with the public and help keep confidence in there employees that they will not lose there job because of there age. ...read more.


National Minimum Wage Act 1998 This legislation applies to wage issues and a certain amount will be paid for the number of works in which the employee works at the moment the minimum wage is only applied to people over the age of 16-17 regardless of the company of which they work for. This can help BettaValue as they can employee people of the age of 16 and only pay the minimum wage and still benefits the company as a whole because it will allow the company to expand. Working Time Regulations 1998 This is regards to how long an employee can work during a day and the pay that they will receive from this as the minimum wage applies to per hour. This benefits BettaValue because they can get an employee to work a number of hours for the minimum age whereas for a more experienced employee for less hours so either way they will both benefit. Kulvinder Mahal Mr. Chauhan Unit 5 - People In Organisations Task 4 ...read more.

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