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By Danielle Harder
|Canadian Labour Reporter|Last Updated: 03/05/2012

Psychological harassment and constructive dismissal

The decision in Strizzi v. Curzons Management Associates Inc. offers guidance to employers when it comes to psychological harassment.

In this case, over the course of several telephone conversations, one of the co-owners of an Ottawa health and fitness club verbally threatened the club’s general manager, Giovanni Strizzi.