Upcoming Events

The Co-operators Group Benefit Forum: Medical Marijuana in the Workplace

Date: September 20, 2017

Location: The Marriot Hotel in Ottawa

Stuart will be discussing the use of medical marijuana in the workplace a the upcoming Co-operators Group Benefit Forum in Ottawa.

Job Skills: Beyond the Bottom Line

Date: October 4, 2017

Time: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Location: The Venetian Banquet & Hospitality Centre, 219 Romina Drive, Vaughan, ON L4K 4V3

Job Skills is pleased to once again offer a Professional Development / Networking opportunity in support of the business community. Beyond the Bottom Line will provide expert advice and information on a range of topics of interest to business owners and their employees.

The one-day Conference features:

  • ‘Infusiastic’ Keynote Address
  • Expert Speakers
  • Dynamic, Informative Workshops
  • Employer of the Year Presentation
  • Networking Opportunities
  • Meals/Refreshments

TECHxpo 2017: Your Practice…Connected

Date: November 9, 2017

Time: 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Location: Twenty Toronto Street Conferences and Events , 20 Toronto Street, 2nd Floor, Toronto ON

Discover the newest legal technology and innovation that is reshaping the practice of law. Learn how to incorporate these valuable legal tools into your practice to simplify your workload, maintain your competitive edge in the evolving legal landscape, and safeguard your client data from hackers who are targeting law firms. This annual event is your chance to get exposure to technology that has been designed for the modern law office and mobile lawyers to improve efficiency, thereby boosting profitability.

Ensure you have the technology you need and how to make effective use of the technology you have.

On The Road Again: Mobile Practice

Join Stuart at the 10:15 am session where he will be discussing the tools you can use to work on anything, anywhere anytime. If you are a lawyer who travels often, or a lawyer without an office, find out how to take your office with you wherever you go with the best apps and gadgets for a mobile lawyer.

Previous Events

Canadian HR Reporter Webinar: Special Requests for Accommodation & Dress Codes

Date: July 26, 2017

Time: 12 pm - 1 pm

Join Stuart Rudner and Nadia Zaman for a Canadian HR Reporter live & on-demand webinar on: Special Requests for Accommodation and Dress Codes – Avoiding Discrimination.

Canadian HR Reporter Events

HRPA Durham Chapter Webinar: Medical Marijuana in the Workplace

Date: June 15, 2017

Time: 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Join Stuart as he discusses some of the challenges associated with accommodating medical marijuana in the workplace. Stuart will address the distinct issues employers may encounter, including the duty to accommodate, the relevance of safety concerns and other bona fide occupational requirements, the use of policies, and how to address potential abuse.


Employment Law Seminar: Newmarket Public Library

Date: June 14, 2017

Time: 9:30 am - 11:30 am

Location: Aurora Public Library, Magna Room, 15145 Yonge Street, Aurora, ON L4G 1M1

Free Employment Law Seminar led by Stuart Rudner


HRPA Toronto LegalEase: Family Status Accommodation

Date: June 13, 2017

Time: 8 am - 10 am

Location: 25 York St, Toronto, ON

On June 13th, Stuart will be presenting at HRPA Toronto’s LegalEase event on Family Status Accommodation.

The presentation is scheduled for 8-10am (sign in beginning at 7:30am) on June 13, 2017 and will be held at 25 York St, Toronto, ON.

LSUC Solo & Small Firm Conference

Date: June 8, 2017

On June 8th, 2017, Stuart will be speaking at the Law Society of Upper Canada’s Solo and Small Firm Conference on Building your Team: the Employee Relationship from Hiring to Firing.

Topics Include:

  • Confidentiality agreements
  • Hiring students, staff, associates
  • Social media policies
  • How to interview
  • How to progressively discipline-best practices
  • Importance of keeping employee records
  • Human rights and complaints

Interuniversity (ISI) Employee Benefits Committee: Terminations 101: What Employers Need to Know

Date: May 29, 2017

Location: Fredricton, New Brunswick

Stuart will be presenting in Fredericton, New Brunswick on May 29th, 2017 at the Interuniversity (ISI) Employee Benefits Committee on Terminations 101: What Employers Need to Know.

Workforce Synergies: Barrie HR Chapter

Date: May 17, 2017

Join Stuart for Workforce Synergies’ Barrie HR Chapter Meeting on May 17, 2017. Topic TBD.For information, please contact Rod Cotton at

PEI Occupational Health and Safety Conference: Medical Marijuana in the Workplace

Date: May 4, 2017

Location: Charlottetown Convention Centre

On May 4, 2017, Stuart will be speaking at the PEI Occupational Health and Safety Conference at Charlottetown Convention Centre on medical marijuana in the workplace.

2017 Canadian Bar Association (New Brunswick Chapter): Medical Marijuana in the Workplace

Date: February 4, 2017

Location: New Brunswick

Stuart will be speaking in Fredricton, NB at the Canadian Bar Association New Brunswick chapter, on medical marijuana in the workplace. Stay tuned for more details.

HRPA 2017 Annual Conference

Date: February 1, 2017

Time: 1:00 pm

Stuart will be speaking with Dan McGarry on February 1st at 1:00 pm on Avoiding Liability: How to Protect your Organization from Costly Common Employment Related Mistakes.

For more information, visit the HRPA conference website.