Paying for pain

$15,000 award for intentional infliction of mental suffering could be a stepping stone to larger awards
By Natalie C. MacDonald
|CHRR, Guide to Healthy Workplace|Last Updated: 05/20/2004

What you don’t know can’t hurt you. On the other hand…

Courts are starting to pay more attention to mental suffering and the debilitating consequences poor behaviour by employers can have on stressed employees.

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