Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Employers told to ‘dampen down’ racism conflict - ASHDOWNGROUP

by Jon Aspinell
Originally published: July 5, 2016

mployers must take the lead with their workers and reduce the increase in discrimination in the workplace following the UK’s vote to leave the European Union (EU), claim employment lawyers. 

Since the referendum results were revealed to the public on June 24th, police have reported a 57 per cent rise in incidents of hate crime.

With numerous headlines and reports of increasing tensions and discriminatory comments among workers, employers are being warned to not dismiss serious incidents as political discourse.