A New Zealand sex worker initially filed sexual harassment proceedings in the Human Rights Commission and a deal was struck before she took it to the Human Rights Tribunal. Photo: New Zealand Herald A New Zealand sex worker initially filed sexual harassment proceedings in the Human Rights Commission and a deal was struck before she took it to the Human Rights Tribunal. Photo: New Zealand Herald
A New Zealand sex worker initially filed sexual harassment proceedings in the Human Rights Commission and a deal was struck before she took it to the Human Rights Tribunal. Photo: New Zealand Herald
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New Zealand sex worker wins major payout in sexual harassment case

  • The woman is said to feel vindicated after she filed the case seeking compensation for emotional harm and lost earnings
  • Officials said the payout serves as a warning to brothels to uphold labour rights, and will serve as a benchmark for future cases in the #MeToo era

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A New Zealand sex worker initially filed sexual harassment proceedings in the Human Rights Commission and a deal was struck before she took it to the Human Rights Tribunal. Photo: New Zealand Herald A New Zealand sex worker initially filed sexual harassment proceedings in the Human Rights Commission and a deal was struck before she took it to the Human Rights Tribunal. Photo: New Zealand Herald
A New Zealand sex worker initially filed sexual harassment proceedings in the Human Rights Commission and a deal was struck before she took it to the Human Rights Tribunal. Photo: New Zealand Herald
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