Edgar v Chief Constable of the PSNI & Others Posted In: Case Law
Decision NumberNIIT 016311/18
Legal BodyNorthern Ireland Industrial Tribunal (NIIT)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionAbsence and Sickness, Discrimination and Equality
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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