RCMP Defence States Constable Consented To Affair She Calls Assault

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“This case is one to watch.”  It may end up setting workplace policy, not just for the RCMP but also for employers in B.C., and depending on appeals, for all of Canada.” – Jane Hall.

 

 

RCMP defence states constable consented to affair she calls assault – A female Mountie who alleges she was sexually assaulted by a superior was actually having a consensual affair, the RCMP says in a statement of defence, pointing to an internal review that disciplined the British Columbia officer for making the allegations.

Constable Susan Gastaldo filed a lawsuit in August 2011, saying Staff Sergeant Travis Pearson sexually assaulted her and forced her to maintain a sexual relationship for several months in 2009.  Read the full news article

 

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