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Workplace Health, Safety & Compensation Law - Workers’ compensation - Compensability of injuries - Psychological injuries - Stress

Thursday, September 08, 2016 @ 8:00 PM  

Appeal by the Attorney General from a decision by the Appeals Tribunal allowing Mullin’s appeal. Mullin was employed by the Correctional Service of Canada at a maximum security penitentiary. In 2012, Mullin requested stress leave. While on leave, a psychologist with the Workplace Health, Safety and Compensation Commission’s (Commission) medical advisor evaluated Mullin’s file and concluded that the evidence did not demonstrate emotionally overwhelming stress. In March 2013, the Commission informed Mullin that his claim had been disallowed on the basis that he had not satisfied...