Friday, June 2, 2017

Women claim workplace sexual assault, harassment in lawsuit against Waterloo Regional Police - CBC

Originally published: June 1, 2017
Publisher: CBC.ca

Two female police officers with Waterloo Regional Police have filed a $150 million class action lawsuit against the force for what they say was systemic and institutional gender-based discrimination and harassment.

An associated family class lawsuit is seeking damages of $17 million, bringing the total to $167 million.

Const. Angelina Rivers and Sharon Zehr allege they were subjected to harassment and abuse by male colleagues and superiors.