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Name: Employment Act 2002 (c. 22).
Country: United Kingdom
Subject(s): General provisions; Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations; Conditions of work; Maternity protection
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2002
Entry into force:
ISN: GBR-2002-L-63642
Bibliography: Acts of the UK Parliament Acts of the UK Parliament United Kingdom, 125 p. (consulted on 2006-09-18)
Abstract/Citation: Amends Employment Rights Act 1996. Deals with various aspects of workers rights. Divided into 4 parts. Part 1 provides for statutory leave and pay. Chapter 1 of this part deals with paternity and adoption. Makes provision for paternity leave, paternity pay, adoption leave, and statutory adoption pay. Also contains provisions regarding administration and enforcement of pay. Chapter 2 of Part 1 deals with maternity. Provides for rights during and after maternity leave, maternity pay period, rate of statutory maternity pay, entitlement to statutory maternity pay, and funding of employers' liabilities regarding statutory maternity pay. Part 2 deals with tribunal reform. Part 3 provides for dispute resolution and related matters. Contains provisions regarding statutory dispute resolution procedures, contracts of employment, non-completion of statutory procedure, complaints about grievances, adjustment of time limits, and procedural fairness in unfair dismissal. Finally, Part 4 contains miscellaneous provisions.
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