Immigration Status: No green light to dismiss

James Humphery analyses a recent ruling on whether it was fair to dismiss an employee in the mistaken belief that she was working illegally ‘It will be dangerous for an employer to adopt the simple practice of erring on the side of caution by dismissing employees whose immigration status appears unclear. This might be to …
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Cases Referenced

  • Klusova v London Borough of Hounslow [2007] EWCA Civ 1127
  • Kurumuth v NHS Trust North Middlesex University Hospital [2011] UKEAT/0524/10/CEA
  • MA (Nigeria) v Secretary of State of the Home Department [2009] EWCA CIV 1229
  • Polkey v AE Dayton Services Ltd [1987] UKHL 8