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Court Document: Club Culture and Workplace Conduct

court document: The statement of claim describes an old boy's club culture at the Canadian Security Intelligence Service where complaints about inappropriate behaviour are dismissed, minorities feel distrusted, and advancement is based on personality and not merit, including suggestions of romantic relationships playing a part in promotions, according to The Chronicle Herald. In one complaint detailed in the court document, a witness told investigators that the public would be shocked about this workplace conduct if they only knew; we keep our own secrets. The allegations are contained in a statement of claim filed Thursday in Federal Court by five employees who are seeking upwards of 35 million in damages for what they say was years of harassment condoned by supervisors. None of the allegations in the 54-page document have been tested in court. Speaking in at a news conference in Providence, R.I., Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called the allegations of harassment, discrimination, and a toxic work environment unacceptable. The case could become a political problem for the Liberals, who have vowed to take action against harassment and discrimination in the military and the RCMP, and faced calls Friday to take immediate action at the spy agency. ( As reported in the news.