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.


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.


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.


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.


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. 


Fire Away - Refusing to Accept The Unacceptable: Workplace Bullying and Harassment

Fire Away - Refusing to Accept The Unacceptable: Workplace Bullying and Harassment

September 30, 2020

Stuart is joined by Denise Koster, Founder and Principal of Koster Consulting and Associates, to discuss workplace bullying and harassment, and her newly published book, "Refusing to Accept the Unacceptable: The Trials, Tribulations and Triumphs of Workplace Bullying and Harassment".

Original air date: August 18th, 2020


Fire Away - The “New Normal” and Workplace Changes

Fire Away - The “New Normal” and Workplace Changes

August 10, 2020

Stuart is joined by Bridget Carter, Principal/Founder of Sapphire Consulting, and Cindy Zarnett, Founder of squaredots, to talk about the potential permanent changes we may see in workplaces as a result of COVID-19. 

Original air date: July 21st 2020


Fire Away - COVID-19 and Getting Back to Business

Fire Away - COVID-19 and Getting Back to Business

June 25, 2020

Stuart is joined by Jodi Zigelstein-Yip (Chief HR Innovator and Founder at Enliven HR Consulting Inc.) and Dr. Shammick Kotecha (Dentist and Founder of Kotecha GPS Club) to talk about getting back to work safely as the phases of re-opening during COVID-19 continue to develop.

Original air date: June 16th 2020


Fire Away - COVID-19 and Your Return-to-work Plans

Fire Away - COVID-19 and Your Return-to-work Plans

May 20, 2020

Stuart, along with Carola Mittag of Workplace Safety Group and Deborah Nixon of Mandrake, talk about what it will look like as people return to work during the COVID-19 crisis.


COVID-19 and Employment Law

COVID-19 and Employment Law

April 9, 2020

In this video update, Stuart talks about understanding your rights and obligations under such novel circumstances.


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