Chief Constable of Devon & Cornwall Police v Town [2020]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
    UKEAT/0194/19/LA
  • Legal Body
    Employment Appeal Tribunal (UKEAT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Health and Safety, Discrimination and Equality
Issues covered: Sex Discrimination; Pregnancy; Risk Assessment; Health and Safety

The claimant was a serving police officer.  She notified her line manager that she was pregnant on 21st November 2017.    Under internal police force guidance there had to be a risk assessment carried out, which was duly done.  As a result, the line manager advised that the claimant should be placed on restricted duties as a response officer.  This would mean that she would be in plain clothes, the jobs undertaken would be risk assessed and there was a recommendation in relation to night shifts.   The claimant was happy with this.  However, a month later there was a change which sought to move the claimant to the Crime Management Hub.  This

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This article is correct at 11/01/2021
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