Could the new immigration rules turn employers into detectives?

McIlroy, Elaine
November 2008
People Management;11/13/2008, Vol. 14 Issue 23, p58
The article focuses on the new points-based system facing immigrant workers and employers in Europe. Under the PBS, employers have to sponsor employees they wish to employ from outside the European Economic Area (EEA) and be licensed to do so. Employers are also required to notify the British Border Agency if they suspect employees are breaching their immigration conditions. Data protection laws restrict an employer's ability to monitor the activities of employees.


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