Acting on instinct, an employer may want to fire an employee who has been arrested or imprisoned. This could be a mistake! An arrested person is someone who has been taken to a police station and formally charged with an offence. He may be also serving a prison sentence. An employee hasn’t been arrested if he/she has just been taken to the police station for questioning. It is therefore very important to distinguish between those taken in for questioning, those who have been arrested and those who are serving a prison sentence… (more)