This briefing provides an overview of key statutory employment rights.Jump to full report >>
This briefing paper sets out the basic architecture of a range of statutory employment rights and provides links to underpinning legislation. Where relevant, it highlights useful resources and links to more detailed Library briefings.
The paper covers the following areas:
For each area, the paper adopts the following structure:
This paper is not a substitute for legal advice. For a discussion of sources of legal advice, see the Library’s briefing on legal advice and help in employment matters.
The Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service is the principal statutory body charged with providing guidance on employment law; it operates a free helpline for both employers and employees: see here.
The Equality Advisory and Support Service (EASS) can advise workers on the application of the Equality Act 2010: see here for an overview of the assistance it provides, and here for EASS contact details.
Commons Briefing papers CBP-7245
Author: Douglas Pyper