Muneeza Sheikh is a partner at Levitt LLP, specializing in employment, labour and human rights.
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It's simply not practical to expect employers to properly handle workplace harassment disputes
Employees would be far better served with the tightening of human rights and occupational health and safety legislation, and by creating a more efficient route to have complaints heard by regulatory bodies.
Take it from a human rights lawyer: the system screwed up in seeking justice for 'Angela Cardinal'
Cardinal — the victim of a brutal assault — was remanded and forced into court in shackles for supposedly refusing to testify. The way she was treated was a massive failure on the part of the criminal justice system.