Psychological claims stemming from toxic workplaces, excessive workload, and interpersonal conflicts (i.e. bullying/ harassment/racism) were up nearly 3000 percent before the pandemic struck. COVID-19 has only amplified the wave.
Moreover, Courts and Commissions have increased the sum of damages awarded to people mentally injured at work by some 900% in recent years. Unfortunately, many employers will remain unaware of these legal requirements until confronted with a costly WCB claim, crippling lawsuit, or a complaint brought against them.