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Damages arising from mental distress in the workplace can be significant. Case after case has shown some employers are slow to catch on to the pitfalls of abusing employees, whether through sexual harassment, bullying or otherwise.
|Canadian Employment Law Today

Damages arising from mental distress in the workplace can be significant. Case after case has shown some employers are slow to catch on to the pitfalls of abusing employees, whether through sexual harassment, bullying or otherwise.

Courts can award damages for intentional or negligent infliction of mental suffering. They can further punish employers with aggravated and punitive damages. And if the employer behaves badly in how it terminates a worker, a court can extend reasonable notice periods in the form of

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