The Rudner Law Podcast
Fire Away Q&A Series, Question 1: Temporary Layoffs

Fire Away Q&A Series, Question 1: Temporary Layoffs

September 6, 2019

On August's episode of Fire Away, Stuart answered our viewers' top HR and employment law questions.

Question 1: is it okay to temporarily layoff full-time employees, or does it expose an employer to constructive dismissal claims?

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Stuart’s July Rant: Severance is NOT an Entitlement

Stuart’s July Rant: Severance is NOT an Entitlement

July 17, 2019

In his new rant, Stuart might be bursting your bubble: severance is NOT an entitlement. You can't assume you will get a package - and if you do, it may not be what you expect.

Audio: Fire Away - Finances: Pensions, Taxes, and Severance

Audio: Fire Away - Finances: Pensions, Taxes, and Severance

July 16, 2019

In this episode of the Rudner Law Q&A series Fire Away, Stuart and Richard Sales, a Senior Executive Consultant with IG Wealth Management and the principle director of R. Sales & Associates. Stuart and Richard discussed a number of financial topics, including pensions, tax-effective ways to handle severance payments, and what to consider about your financial plan if you lose your job.

Original air-date: July 16 2019.

Video: Fire Away - Finances: Pensions, Taxes, and Severance

Video: Fire Away - Finances: Pensions, Taxes, and Severance

July 16, 2019

In this episode of the Rudner Law Q&A series Fire Away, Stuart and Richard Sales, a Senior Executive Consultant with IG Wealth Management and the principle director of R. Sales & Associates. Stuart and Richard discussed a number of financial topics, including pensions, tax-effective ways to handle severance payments, and what to consider about your financial plan if you lose your job.

Original air-date: July 16 2019.

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Audio: Fire Away - Dealing with Controversial Employees

Audio: Fire Away - Dealing with Controversial Employees

June 25, 2019

In this episode of the Rudner Law Q&A series Fire Away, Stuart and Dan McGarry, HR Director at Global Wood Group, discuss how employers should handle an employee who gets caught doing or saying something controversial. They also talk about social media, including whether it's appropriate for you to be online friends with your employees. In Stuart's rant, he's begging you to stop treating employment contracts as formalities.

Original air-date: June 18 2019.

Video: Fire Away - Dealing with Controversial Employees

Video: Fire Away - Dealing with Controversial Employees

June 25, 2019

In this episode of the Rudner Law Q&A series Fire Away, Stuart and Dan McGarry, HR Director at Global Wood Group, discuss how employers should handle an employee who gets caught doing or saying something controversial. They also talk about social media, including whether it's appropriate for you to be online friends with your employees. In Stuart's rant, he's begging you to stop treating employment contracts as formalities.

Original air-date: June 18 2019.

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Audio: Fire Away - Canadian Immigration and the Employment Relationship

Audio: Fire Away - Canadian Immigration and the Employment Relationship

May 27, 2019

In this episode of the Rudner Law Q&A series Fire Away, Stuart and Cristina Guida, an Immigration Lawyer with Green and Spiegel LLP, discuss Canadian immigration and citizenship matters and how they affect the employment relationship. In Stuart's rant, he has advice for employers: don't let your search for the right human inadvertently violate human rights!

Original air-date: May 21st 2019.

Donate to the JDRF Canada Sun Life Walk to Cure Diabetes: https://jdrf.akaraisin.com/ui/jdrfwalk19/participant/4151941

Video: Fire Away - Canadian Immigration and the Employment Relationship

Video: Fire Away - Canadian Immigration and the Employment Relationship

May 27, 2019

In this episode of the Rudner Law Q&A series Fire Away, Stuart and Cristina Guida, an Immigration Lawyer with Green and Spiegel LLP, discuss Canadian immigration and citizenship matters and how they affect the employment relationship. In Stuart's rant, he has advice for employers: don't let your search for the right human inadvertently violate human rights!

Original air-date: May 21st 2019.

Donate to the JDRF Canada Sun Life Walk to Cure Diabetes: https://jdrf.akaraisin.com/ui/jdrfwalk19/participant/4151941

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Audio: Get Loud About Mental Health

Audio: Get Loud About Mental Health

May 10, 2019

As employment lawyers, we see every day the impact that mental health has on the Canadian workplace. Shaun recorded this brief message for Mental Health Week.

Video: Get Loud About Mental Health

Video: Get Loud About Mental Health

May 10, 2019

As employment lawyers, we see every day the impact that mental health has on the Canadian workplace. Shaun recorded this brief message for Mental Health Week.

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