Edgar v Chief Constable of the PSNI & Others [2021]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
    NIIT 016311/18
  • Legal Body
    Northern Ireland Industrial Tribunal (NIIT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Absence and Sickness, Discrimination and Equality
Issues covered: Disability Discrimination; Reasonable Adjustments

The claimant was engaged by the respondent as a Part-Time Reserve Police Officer, and he has carried out this role since 1st March 1990.  Alongside that he is also employed by the respondent as a full-time civilian staff member as a Mapper.   As the full-time role was largely a 9-5, Monday-Friday it meant the part-time duty was primarily confined to evenings and weekends. There had been long-standing issues that had led to reform of the part-time reserve positions within the PSNI.

On 22nd August 2017 the claimant emailed his line manager to inform him of a back injury and related medical issues. The claimant stated that this email should have been sufficient information so

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This article is correct at 31/08/2021

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