Victoria von Wachter successfully defends discrimination claim relating to diabetic Firearms Officer and Response Driver

26 February 2021

Victoria von Wachter successfully defended Hertfordshire Constabulary in a claim relating to steps taken to monitor and safeguard the public and police in respect of a Type 1 diabetic Firearms Officer and Response Driver. The Employment Tribunal found that the Constabulary had not discriminated against the officer either directly, indirectly or by failing to make reasonable adjustments when it sought to safeguard the public and officers by ensuring that a comprehensive 24/7 monitoring system recommended by expert diabetologists was put in place such that advance warning of hypoglycaemic episodes was given. The Employment Tribunal also found that there had been no harassment of the officer on grounds of his diabetes by enforcing the monitoring regime.


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