Originally published: June 1, 2017
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.