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Calling police to check on immigrant was unlawful

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    Sheiky v (1) Argos Distributors Ltd and (2) Stone [1995] IT/18737/94 (0 other reports)

An African-born employee, who was arrested after a security officer called the police on grounds that it was suspected that he might be an illegal immigrant, was unlawfully discriminated against contrary to the Race Relations Act 1976, according to a London (North) industrial tribunal (Chair: B A Calvert) in Sheiky v (1) Argos Distributors Ltd and (2) Stone.

Mr Sheiky, who originates from Sierra Leone, was employed as a sales assistant from November 1989.