The Ontario Bar Association Publishes an Article by Hossein Moghtaderi on Constructive Dismissal as a Result of Workplace Harassment

The Ontario Bar Association Publishes an Article by Hossein Moghtaderi on Constructive Dismissal as a Result of Workplace Harassment

Hicks Morley’s Hossein Moghtaderi authored an article in the Ontario Bar Association’s Labour and Employment Section Insider titled “Action for Constructive Dismissal as a Result of Workplace Harassment Statute-Barred by WSIA.”

The Workplace Safety and Insurance Appeals Tribunal has held that a civil action for constructive dismissal based on alleged workplace harassment and bullying was statute-barred under the Workplace Safety and Insurance Act (WSIA) and could not proceed. The Tribunal found that the claim was effectively one for a chronic mental stress injury arising out of employment, which is now an injury compensable under the WSIA.

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