Indeed, a person who believes that he or she is the victim of psychological harassment can make a disclosure to the CNESST to stop this behaviour.
Here are some criteria for psychological harassment:
- Vexatious conduct, which is humiliating, offensive and abusive.
- It must be repeated, but only one serious event can be considered harassment.
- The person being harassed must perceive the harassment as hostile, unwanted, aggressive or threatening.
- There must be a negative impact on the person, either feeling diminished, devalued, demeaned.
- Victim finds work environment harmful or hostile.
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