Bond v Chief Constable of the PSNI [2023]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
  • Legal Body
    Northern Ireland Industrial Tribunal (NIIT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Discrimination, Coronavirus/Covid-19
Issues covered: Sex Discrimination; Detriment; Coronavirus


The claimant had a long and distinguished career with the PSNI.   She was appointed to the role of District Commander in Derry City and Strabane in January 2020This role involved a long commute for the claimant – approximately two hours each way from and to her home.   

The issues leading to this case started in April 2020, at the height of the Coronavirus pandemic, when the claimant became aware that there were Officers who remained at home whilst on dutyThe claimant disclosed this to her line manager noting that it was a critical incident and apologised that it was happening on her watchThe claimant stated that she

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This article is correct at 09/11/2023

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