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2018 Year in Review

Sex, Drugs and…Termination Clauses?

While 2017 brought about sweeping changes to the Employment Standards Act, 2000, 2018…brought about sweeping changes to the Employment Standards Act, 2000. While 2017 brought about employer panic and confusion over the legalization of cannabis, 2018… continued to do much the same. For yet another year, we were treated to several judicial assessments of the enforceability of termination clauses, and we continued to see the quantums of human rights and other damages increase. In a sense, everything old is new again.

Legal Influencer

Stuart Rudner recognised as Legal Influencer in Canadian HR Law by Lexology

Stuart has been recognised as the only Legal Influencer in Canadian HR Law in the first Lexology Awards, announced in October 2018.

Relying on a bespoke automated process to analyse Lexology data, the Lexology Awards reward those who produce great legal content for their subscribers. At the end of each quarter, individual authors are recognised as Legal Influencers, and law firms or contributors as Thought Leaders.

Terminating a Fixed-Term Contract of Employment

In previous blog posts, I have discussed the dangers of Fixed-term Contracts, The Hidden Risks of…

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Discipline for Off-Duty Conduct

In my latest Canadian HR Law blog post, I tackled the controversial issue of whether…

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Workplace privacy: how far can your employer go?

Can employers search the content of your workplace computer, tablet or smartphone? What if you…

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Stuart on BNN’s The Close: What you say outside of work can get you fired

Recently, Stuart was invited to appear on BNN and discuss off-duty conduct and how employees…

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Common Termination Traps to Avoid

In my latest First Reference Talks blog post, I discuss common "termination traps" that employers…

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Check out Stuart’s Guide to Canadian HR Law

In 2014, Stuart updated the Canadian HR Law Guide that he had previously written for…

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Notice of Resignation – Too Much or Too Little?

In recent times, I have seen employers complain about employees resigning without sufficient notice and,…

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City News appearances discussing aspects of JianGhomeshi

In recent weeks, Stuart has appeared twice on City News to discuss issues related to…

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Workplace Investigations

Tips For a Successful Mediation

In my latest Canadian HR Law blog post, I provided some tips on how parties…

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680 News Toronto: Stuart on holiday parties

Stuart discusses the liabilities associated with holiday parties in this interview with James Munroe of…

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NewsTalk1010: Stuart on unpaid internships

Stuart discusses the legality of unpaid internships with NewsTalk1010 Toronto on June 13th, 2013.

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Child Care and Employment

NewsTalk 1010: Stuart on childcare provisions for shift-workers.

Stuart was recently a guest on Steven Skurka's NewsTalk 1010 show, Closing Arguments, presenting an…

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