12 Jan, 2023 by Marianne Favre Moreillon

When mobbing leads to burnout

12 Jan, 2023 by Marianne Favre Moreillon
The physical and psychological state of a victim of mobbing can deteriorate and lead to burnout. The employer who does not act upstream engages his or her responsibility.

According to article 328 of the Code of Obligations, the employer must protect and respect the personality of his employees. In particular, he or she is obliged to take measures to preserve the health of his or her employees and to prevent situations of mobbing and burnout.

This article develops the following topics:

  • situations of mobbing
  • cases of burnout
  • distinction between mobbing and burnout
  • protection of the personality of employees
  • measures to take in case of mobbing
  • person of trust
  • employer's responsibility
  • dismissal of an employee who is a victim of mobbing or burnout
  • compensation and moral damages

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