Requiring All Staff to Speak EnglishPosted in : How do I handle it NI on 24 July 2012
We would like to introduce a policy requiring all staff to speak English during work, but are worried that we could be accused of discrimination. How do I handle it?
Amanda Magee of Tughans writes:
When introducing a policy requiring employees to speak only English in the workplace, there is always a risk that the policy will be seen to be indirectly discriminating against those employees for whom English is not a first language. Whether or not such a policy is indirectly discriminatory, will depend on whether or not you have legitimate business needs for employees to speak in English while
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