No compensation for stress caused by employment decisions: Tribunal

Change of responsibilities and removal after perceived threat were traumatic to worker but were legitimate management decisions, tribunal says
By Jeffrey R. Smith
|hrreporter.com|Last Updated: 04/27/2009

An Ontario worker is not entitled to compensation for mental stress at work caused by the employer’s employment decisions and contributed to by her own actions, the Ontario Workplace Safety and Insurance Appeals Tribunal has ruled.