(Solution) CIPD 5OS01 1.1 Aims and objectives of employment regulation

Social Justice in Workplace

Social justice is a practice of promoting equal relationship among the employees and employers with a just power distribution. As evidenced in Personnel Today (2021) through an appropriate embrace on the employment law, exploitation and insubordination which is a characteristic of a capitalist system is eliminated. Despite leadership and management being core in an organisation system, employers are safe from any injustice committed by their staff. For instance, through collective bargaining, Kostal UK Ltd Vs Dunkley and others [2021] UKSC 47 was resolved in a Supreme Court. It had been established the existence of a breach of the Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992 by bypassing collective bargaining.

Fairness and Equality in workplace

Today, a significant issue that has impacted the employment sector is lack of fairness and inequality in areas of gender, age, race and ethnicity (Assets.publishing.service.gov.uk, 2023). In particular, CIP (2022a) by noting on the Equality Act 2010, different protected characteristics are noted which employees must be safe from (see figure 1);

Irrespective of the factors illustrated in figure 1, employment law requires all employees to be remunerated equally with internal policies initiated for mitigating structural discrimination. This is similarly essential for promoting staff welfare in their organisation. In overall, intention of leaving such an organisation is reduced.

Protection against unjust, inequitable and negligent acts Employment law grants employee’s protection against any form of unjust, inequitable and negligence actions. Also, child labour is protected by the existing labour laws. For instance, as noted in Legislation.gov.uk (2023), considering a legislation such as Employment Rights Act 1996,…..

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