The Rudner Law Podcast
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: The Ontario Human Rights Tribunal: Remedies and Increasing Damages

Audio: The Ontario Human Rights Tribunal: Remedies and Increasing Damages

March 12, 2019

Brittany discusses Passmore and Illumiti Inc., which was released in November of last year, and is helpful for both employers and employees as it reviews the types of remedies that may be available through the tribunal, as well as how damages are assessed.

Video: The Ontario Human Rights Tribunal: Remedies and Increasing Damages

Video: The Ontario Human Rights Tribunal: Remedies and Increasing Damages

March 12, 2019

Brittany discusses Passmore and Illumiti Inc., which was released in November of last year, and is helpful for both employers and employees as it reviews the types of remedies that may be available through the tribunal, as well as how damages are assessed.

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Mitigation

Mitigation

January 24, 2019

If an employee is entitled to reasonable notice under the common law, then the employee has a duty to mitigate their damages, which means that they have a duty to take reasonable steps to find comparable employment. Learn more about mitigation in this video.

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Audio: Fire Away - Technological Risks in the Workplace

Audio: Fire Away - Technological Risks in the Workplace

January 18, 2019

In this episode of the Rudner Law Q&A series Fire Away, Stuart and Ryan Duquette of Hexigent Consulting discuss the issue of cybersecurity in the workplace and the digital activity of employees.

Original air-date: January 15th 2019.

Video: Fire Away - Technological Risks in the Workplace

Video: Fire Away - Technological Risks in the Workplace

January 18, 2019

In this episode of the Rudner Law Q&A series Fire Away, Stuart and Ryan Duquette of Hexigent Consulting discuss the issue of cybersecurity in the workplace and the digital activity of employees.

Original air-date: January 15th 2019.

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Audio: Fire Away - Should Doctor’s Notes Be Mandatory?

Audio: Fire Away - Should Doctor’s Notes Be Mandatory?

December 20, 2018

In this episode of the Rudner Law Q&A series Fire Away, Stuart and Toronto lawyer Omar Ha-Redeye discuss the issue of doctor's notes, and whether employers should make them a requirement for employees who take sick days.

Original air-date: December 18th 2018.

Video: Fire Away - Should Doctor’s Notes Be Mandatory?

Video: Fire Away - Should Doctor’s Notes Be Mandatory?

December 20, 2018

In this episode of the Rudner Law Q&A series Fire Away, Stuart and Toronto lawyer Omar Ha-Redeye discuss the issue of doctor's notes, and whether employers should make them a requirement for employees who take sick days.

Original air-date: December 18th 2018.

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Audio: Severance Pay & The Issue of Payroll

Audio: Severance Pay & The Issue of Payroll

December 10, 2018

In Ontario, when we talk about severance pay, we mean something very specific, not just severance generally speaking, but our Employment Standards Act, 2000, refers to both notice of dismissal, or termination pay, as well as severance pay. Viewers will probably already know that in order to be eligible for severance pay, there are certain conditions you have to meet.