An Update on Ontario Harassment and Mental Stress Claims

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High on the list of current challenges facing many companies are issues related to dealing with harassment and mental stress claims by employees.

Date Recorded: March 23, 2016

Title: An Update on Ontario Harassment and Mental Stress Claims

Speaker: Kevin MacNeill

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This webinar focused on recent legal developments in these areas in Ontario, including:

  • An update on harassment claims under Bill 168: the current approach of the Ontario Labour Relations Board
  • An update on traumatic mental stress claims before the WSIAT since Decision No. 2157/09, including:
  • What is the trend in terms of claims allowed/disallowed?
  • How is the WSIAT interpreting WSIB Policy 15-03-02 on Traumatic Mental Stress?
  • What factors are important in determining entitlement/dis-entitlement?
  • How has the WSIAT grappled with competing medical reports?