The Rudner Law Podcast
The New Normal? COVID-19, Workplace Harassment, and Mental Health

The New Normal? COVID-19, Workplace Harassment, and Mental Health

September 27, 2021

Denise Koster returns to Fire Away to talk about how COVID and remote work have changed how we see and deal with workplace harassment and mental health.

Hosted by Brittany Taylor, Partner at Rudner Law.


Getting Back to Business… Again?

Getting Back to Business… Again?

July 22, 2021

Stuart and Brittany talk about Ontario's current reopening plan and what employers and employees need to know about getting back to work (again).


Headhunting: The Practical Considerations and Risks

Headhunting: The Practical Considerations and Risks

June 18, 2021

Stuart is joined by Mike King of Recruit King, and Marc Belaiche of Toronto Jobs.


The Push for Paid Sick Days

The Push for Paid Sick Days

May 31, 2021

Stuart is joined by Dave Wakely of Wakely Mediation and Ryan Mallough with the CFIB.

Stuart, Dave and Ryan get into the discussion of paid sick days. Should they be provided? Who funds them? How does this discussion change beyond COVID-19? 


Social Media: A Useful HR Tool or a Liability?

Social Media: A Useful HR Tool or a Liability?

May 5, 2021

Stuart is joined by Matt Richardson. Matt has specialized training in open source intelligence, and expertise in high technologies. His work includes internet and social media safety and security training, open source intelligence training and investigative research.

Stuart and Matt talk about the role that social media can play in HR processes. From background checks on job applicants and active recruitment, to workplace investigations. 


COVID-19, Privacy, and Workplace Safety

COVID-19, Privacy, and Workplace Safety

March 29, 2021

Stuart is joined by Evert Akkerman, HR Director and Principal Advisor with XNL HR & Communications, and Michael Hartley, Founder and CEO of Minetell. Stuart, Evert, and Michael, discuss matters of privacy and workplace safety when it comes to COVID-19 and what responsibilities or obligations employers and employees have when it comes to reporting, testing, vaccinating, etc.


Insubordination and Dismissal

Insubordination and Dismissal

March 12, 2021

This vlog was inspired by a very simple question: can you be fired for refusing to do what your boss asks you to do? Is that insubordination? What is insubordination anyways?


Termination Terminology

Termination Terminology

March 12, 2021

In this video update, Stuart clarifies some of the terms that are used in the world of employment law relating to dismissals.


COVID-19 and the Workplace: Where Are We Now? PART TWO

COVID-19 and the Workplace: Where Are We Now? PART TWO

March 12, 2021

Stuart is joined by fellow Rudner Law members Brittany Taylor and Nadia Zaman on this episode of Fire Away. They addressed current issues relating to COVID-19 and the workplace. 


COVID-19 and the Workplace: Where Are We Now?

COVID-19 and the Workplace: Where Are We Now?

February 16, 2021

Stuart is joined by fellow Rudner Law members Brittany Taylor and Nadia Zaman on this episode of Fire Away. They addressed current issues relating to COVID-19 and the workplace. 


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