May 16, 2019

The Carnival of HR is dedicated to bringing together the best posts from the HR blogging community. Our video for Mental Health Week is featured in this edition.

May 14, 2019

It is the classic line used by judges and arbitrators when they find that summary dismissal was not warranted: “Some lesser form of discipline was appropriate.”

May 13, 2019

The outcry has prompted the city to launch an investigation. Stuart Rudner, an employment lawyer and mediator, says the situation is complex and raises many questions.

May 8, 2019

The Osgoode Certificate in Human Resources Law for HR Professionals was designed to provide greater in-depth information and guidance than the typical offerings, which are usually one-hour, half-day or full-day “updates,” Rudner, founder of Rudner Law, tells

May 6, 2019

In the wake of the #metoo movement, we saw many individuals lose their jobs and careers due to allegations of sexual harassment. One question that has arisen, and which our firm has commented upon is how employers are to react when those individuals attempt to return to the workforce. In other words, what does one do when they receive a job application from someone that lost a previous job as a result of sexual harassment?

May 2, 2019

NS doctor uneasy over being asked for detailed patient information when writing sick notes, Lawyer Stuart Rudner raises privacy concerns over sick notes.

Do you wish you had more time with new grandchildren? Then lobby your employer to follow the lead of Cisco, which offers grandparents on its payroll an extra three days off, paid. Those three days are more than other big U.S. employers provide, Stuart Rudner, employment lawyer and mediator at Rudner Law in Markham, Ontario, told Considerable.

April 29, 2019

Stuart is interviewed in this article, written by Bruce Mayhew, featured in the April 2019 edition of HR Professionals Digital Magazine (page 17).

Stuart and Shaun contributed this article to the April Issue of Ontario Dentist, discussing what to look for when transitioning employees between practice owners.

April 26, 2019

Stuart joins CBC Maritime Noon host Bob Murphy for the phone-in discussion segment on whether Easter should still be a public holiday.