Will the new immigration cap expose employers to race claims?

Harrop, Sarah
September 2010
People Management;9/2/2010, p29
The article ponders on whether the interim cap that has been introduced by the British government in 2010 on non-European Economic Area (EEA) workers may expose employers to race discrimination claims. Based on the ruling in the case Osborne Clarke Services v. Purohit, employers may face challenges in terms of reconciling their obligations in accordance with the immigration law. The ruling indicated that immigration authorities has the power to decide on whether to issue a work permit or not.


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