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This is the landing point for a class action that has been filed by Mandalena Lewis against WestJet Airlines Ltd. (“WestJet”).

Mandalena brings this action on behalf of herself and a proposed class of plaintiffs being all present female flight attendants at WestJet and all former flight attendants who worked at WestJet within the applicable limitation periods.

The lawsuit alleges a systemic breach of contract by WestJet in failing to address sexual harassment and assault by pilots to the standards required by its policies and to instead attempt to suppress reporting, protect pilots and silence victims.

A copy of the Notice of Civil Claim is available here.

For an outline of how class proceedings work, click here.

For updates on the lawsuit, please see the “news” column on the right.

Mandalena is being represented by lawyer Karey M. Brooks of the law firm JFK Law Corporation. To contact counsel, discuss whether you might be part of the class is certified or seek more information, please contact:

Rose Singh at JFK Law Corp. at rsingh@jfklaw.ca or 604-687-0549 ext. 105

All inquiries are confidential.

News 

  • Madam Justice Humphries of the BC Supreme Court has been assigned as the Judicial Management and Trial Judge in the above noted matter. The next step towards certification of this class action is the Judicial Management Conference (“JMC”), to be held before Madam Justice Humphries on November 22, 2016.  At the JMC, the Judge will assist plaintiff and defence counsel in developing the timing for certain critical steps in the action, including setting the date of hearing of the certification application. It is anticipated that the judge will also discuss other steps in the litigation such as the discovery of documents and examination of witnesses, which will assist the parties in clarifying the issues and advancing the case.
  • The Certification schedule can be viewed by clicking here.
  • Click here for FAQs