June 30, 2021

WSIAT Decision 616/21: Right to Sue for Wrongful Dismissal not barred by WSIA in case of Mental Stress Claim

In Decision 616/21 the Vice-Chair ruled that a Plaintiff’s right to bring a civil action for punitive damages is not removed by the Workplace Safety and Insurance Act.  This is because the Act does not provide compensation for the loss experienced as a result of wrongful dismissal.  It is up to the Court to determine the extent of that loss.  However, a Plaintiff cannot sure for personal injuries resulting from the workplace injury.  Read the […]