Osoba v The Chief Constable of Hertfordshire Constabulary [2013] UKEAT/0055/13/BA

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
  • Legal Body
    Employment Appeal Tribunal (UKEAT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
Issues covered: Age Discrimination; Police; Retirement

The Claimant was approaching 30 years service as a police officer with the Respondent and therefore was eligible to retire. It was necessary to make redundancies and/or redeployments and the Claimant was asked if he was thinking of retiring and, if not, whether he wanted to stay in his current role or be redeployed. The Claimant said he wanted to stay. The Claimant was made redundant after he scored less than others when tested against a matrix of skills. The Claimant brought a claim in the Employment Tribunal against the Respondent for age discrimination. He contended that the matrix was deliberately manipulated to secure the result that he would obtain fewer points than colleagues and

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This article is correct at 20/09/2013

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