Constructive Dismissal: when will a toxic manager justify a sucessful lawsuit?

Feb 18, 2010

Some people view tough bossess as an invitation to a lawsuit.  But this is not always so.
Today, much of the workforce views a manager’s criticism as “bullying” or “harassment.” As toxic bosses have become a greater liability, their employees no longer call their doctors seeking a note for a leave of absence. Now they call their lawyers. But as harassment is often in the eye of the beholder, when will a tough boss justify a successful lawsuit?
The entire workplace law column, originally published in the Metro News, can be read here.
Daniel A. Lublin is an employment lawyer with the law firm Whitten & Lublin LLP. Reach him at dan@toronto-employmentlawyer.com

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