RCMP lawsuit may be joined by dozens of women

CBC News

At least 25 current and former female RCMP officers say they are seeking to join a possible class-action lawsuit against the force for alleged mistreatment on the job.

Lawyer Alexander Zaitzeff, of Thunder Bay, Ont., who is building the case with six other lawyers in Ontario and B.C., said he’s heard from Mounties in every province with stories to tell.

“Constant terrible bullying, a hateful work environment, a tough place to actually show up and do your job, all the way to sexual assaults,” Zaitzeff said Tuesday. “That’s the gamut.”

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