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Employees threatened with disciplinary action after racist incidents following Brexit vote

The Mail Online report that workers at the Aga Rangemaster factory have been threatened with disciplinary action after a spate of racist incidents following the Brexit vote. Management decided to send a letter to all staff members following a number of incidents where ‘unacceptable remarks’ were made to Eastern European workers. The letter points out that following the referendum vote a small number of disparaging and inappropriate comments had been made to employees from outside of the UK and that any further instances of this behaviour would result in disciplinary action up to, and including, dismissal. The letter also goes on to advise that If an employee feels they have been subjected to any unfair treatment or negative behaviour they should inform their manager immediately and states that all people should be treated with respect and courtesy.

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