Chief Constable of Devon & Cornwall Police v Town Posted In: Case Law
Legal BodyEmployment Appeal Tribunal (UKEAT)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionHealth and Safety, Discrimination and Equality
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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