The Rudner Law Podcast
Will Smith & Chris Rock; Lessons About Workplace Violence

Will Smith & Chris Rock; Lessons About Workplace Violence

April 28, 2022

Stuart is joined by Brittany Taylor for a discussion on the Will Smith/Chris Rock incident at this year's Oscars Awards and the lessons about workplace violence it brought up.


Right to Disconnect Policies

Right to Disconnect Policies

March 29, 2022
In this update, Nadia Zaman talks about Right to Disconnect policies, which were introduced in the Working for Workers Act 2021, or Bill 27, and what this means for employers and employees.

Remote Work and Wellness: Beating the Sitting Blues

Remote Work and Wellness: Beating the Sitting Blues

March 28, 2022

Brittany Taylor is joined by Heather Skoll of Lifenotes Wisdom Inc. for a discussion on workplace wellness when that workplace is your home! Remote work can take its toll, and Heather comes well equipped to advise us on reducing strain, relieving stress and tension, while increasing productivity.

 

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Cupid or Stupid: Does Workplace Romance Work?

Cupid or Stupid: Does Workplace Romance Work?

February 22, 2022

We're putting Cupid on trial in our post-Valentine's Day Fire Away show. Is workplace romance possible these days? Could you stop it if you tried? Stuart is joined by Jennifer Ansell and Eric Prydatok to discuss. What do you think?


Kyle Beach and the Chicago Blackhawks: Lessons for HR/Employers

Kyle Beach and the Chicago Blackhawks: Lessons for HR/Employers

February 7, 2022

Stuart is joined by John Curtis and Larissa Donovan. John is a lawyer, mediator, investigator, and former Olympic athlete in the sport of sailing whose practice is focused on resolving workplace conflict. Larissa is an articling student currently working with John; she is a Board Member of the Dandelion Initiative, which focuses on survivors of sexual violence. This episode looks at the Kyle Beach sexual assault lawsuit against the Chicago Blackhawks organization, and how this case translates into lessons for HR professionals and employers.


Signed, Sealed… Negotiated?

Signed, Sealed… Negotiated?

January 12, 2022

Would you buy a car and then try to negotiate the price later? That is effectively what you're doing when you sign a severance package and then try to go back later on and get more money. And for whatever reason, we've seen an increase in the number of calls we're getting from people that have already signed their severance package and now want to meet with us and have us assess it.


Goodbye 2021, Hello 2022: A Look Back, A Look Forward

Goodbye 2021, Hello 2022: A Look Back, A Look Forward

December 31, 2021

Stuart Rudner, Brittany Taylor, and Nadia Zaman review the past year and look ahead at the employment law issues to come in 2022.


Legal Implications of Having Employees Outside of the Province or Country

Legal Implications of Having Employees Outside of the Province or Country

November 23, 2021

Brittany is joined by Jacqueline Bart and Serge Boudreau to discuss the implications of having employees working outside of Ontario or outside of Canada.


Potential Liabilities of Employee Benefit and Insurance Plans

Potential Liabilities of Employee Benefit and Insurance Plans

October 27, 2021

Stuart is joined by Les Freeman, an associate at Creative Planning Financial Group, and together they look at employee benefit and insurance plans to discuss the potential liabilities that employers may not be thinking about.


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.


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