Workplace discrimination based on scare tactics faces crackdown

Workplace discrimination based on scare tactics faces crackdown

The new proposals include consulting on whether employers should be required to provide references for former employees as well as a crack down on rogue employers using references as a bargaining chip, ensuring workers are better protected from threats or intimidation. The announcement comes as part of a wider package cracking down on misuse of non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) and workplace discrimination announced in July.