March 10, 2022

Angela Bespflug and Janelle O’Connor of our office are in the Federal Court of Canada this week for a certification hearing in a proposed class action against the Government of Canada on behalf of Canadian female corrections officers. The class action alleges their workplace is rife with gender-based harassment, sexual harassment, discrimination and assault.

Read the latest news coverage of the March 8-11, 2022 hearing

Globe and Mail: Proposed class action alleges Ottawa failed to protect female prison employees from harassment, discrimination, assault

Times Colonist: ‘Toxic, misogynistic culture’: Female prison guards launch class-action lawsuit

Vancouver is Awesome: https://www.vancouverisawesome.com/highlights/toxic-misogynistic-culture-female-prison-guards-launch-class-action-lawsuit-5139160

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