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Legal Matters Canada: Time is running out to meet accessibility act requirements
With 2020 drawing to a close, employers should ensure they are on track to comply with pending accessibility requirements under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA), says Toronto-area employment lawyer Brittany Taylor.
First Reference Talks: Another termination clause void in the wake of Waksdale
Earlier this year, the Ontario Court of Appeal released its landmark decision in Waksdale v. Swegon North America Inc. This decision has now been relied on by the Ontario Superior Court of Justice to strike down another termination clause in…
CityNews: Whole Foods faces backlash over employee poppy ban, reverses course
Whole Foods has reversed course after widespread backlash over its dress code policy which banned employees from wearing poppies. Erica Natividad with the reasoning behind the ban that drew widespread condemnation.
The Lawyer’s Daily: Terminating employment: Avoid mixed messages
I firmly believe that “just cause is not a lost cause”; courts will uphold summary dismissal in appropriate circumstances. However, we all know that the threshold is high, so it is critical that employers not undermine their position through their…
Legal Matters Canada: Knowing your rights, responsibilities in a termination can avoid hardship
Failing to get the right advice on a severance package can be a costly mistake for both employers and workers, says Toronto-area employment lawyer and mediator Stuart Rudner. Rudner, founder and principal at Rudner Law, says job dismissals are complicated…
HRD Canada: Post-termination obligations: Why HR needs to think strategically
It’s no longer simply an issue of being compliant – it’s about using your employment contracts and HR policies strategically to realign, and potentially save, your business. HRD Canada spoke to Stuart Rudner, founder of Rudner Law and speaker at…
Canadian Lawyer Magazine: New Brunswick case a reminder careful wording is needed in termination letters, employment contracts
Breakfast Television: Applications open for new sick leave benefit from federal government
Toronto employment lawyer Stuart Rudner speaks with Mel about the new sick leave benefit, which provides 10 days of paid sick leave to any worker who falls ill or must isolate due to COVID-19.