Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Manitoba Woman Frustrated She Can't Collect on Human Rights Case Ruling

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Manitoba Woman Frustrated She Can't Collect on Human Rights Case Ruling

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Woman frustrated over human rights case

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WINKLER, Man. - A Manitoba woman is frustrated with the justice system after she was sexually harassed in the workplace.

Traci Nickel Emslie, 37, was awarded a settlement of $36,000 almost two years ago, but she still hasn't seen a dime.

Emslie worked at a UPS store in Winkler, Man., where she endured months of sexual harassment from her boss.

She told CTV Winnipeg that the man took away her self-respect and her trust.

The man declined comment when reached by CTV but Isha Khan, executive director of the Manitoba Human Rights Commission, says it's "extremely disappointing" to see someone didn't comply with the law.

Khan says the commission has done everything it can to help in the case.

"We hired a lawyer for a brief period to see if we could take some immediate steps and try to enforce the judgement for her, which is kind of an extraordinary step for us, because it's beyond the scope of proving the complaint," Khan says. …

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