Avoiding discrimination while preventing illegal working: code of practice, 2008

How employers can avoid unlawful discrimination when carrying out right to work checks.


Prevention of illegal working: guidance for employers on the avoidance of unlawful discrimination

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Employers must comply with the law to help prevent illegal working in the UK. This guide explains how to avoid unlawful racial discrimination when carrying out right to work checks. It covers:

  • your responsibility as an employer
  • how to check an employee’s documents
  • how employees can make a complaint if they feel they have been discriminated against
Published 16 May 2014