May 6, 2020

Employment lawyers Muneeza Sheikh and Stuart Rudner join CTV News Channel to break down employees’ rights when they head back to work.

There are a few things businesses should know before reopening.

May 5, 2020

The purpose of this post is to address some of the frequently asked questions we have received from employees in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic relating to government support, including Canada Emergency Response Benefit, Employment Insurance, and Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy.

May 4, 2020

Stuart was interviewed by Todd van der Heyden on Viewpoints to talk about the unknowns as Canada slowly gets back to business. How will things unfold for employers and employees?

April 28, 2020

Employment Lawyer Stuart Rudner talks about the legal implications and logistics of reopening businesses amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

April 27, 2020

Stuart writes about what employers are supposed to do, and what employees can expect, during the crisis.

April 15, 2020

Guest post by Rudner Law

The impact of the COVID-19 virus on our society and our economy has been devastating. Many businesses have closed completely and many more are suffering dramatically reduced revenues. As they try to find ways to reduce their costs, they look to their workforce. As a result, many individuals have either been temporarily laid off or had their hours and/or wages cut.

April 13, 2020

Parliament reconvened Saturday to pass the government’s wage subsidy bill. Caryn Ceolin with what it’ll mean for you if you’ve lost your paycheque, and when you could see money flowing if you’re a business.

April 2, 2020

For decades, we have had an underlying tension in the world of employment law. Specifically, although employment standards legislation sets out the parameters for how a business can impose temporary layoffs, it does not give businesses the right to do so. The legislation explains how long a layoff can last, and other parameters such as when it will be deemed to be a termination of employment, but the right to impose a temporary layoff must come from contract.

April 1, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has left employers and employees “in unchartered territory” when it comes to their rights, says Toronto-area employment lawyer and mediator Stuart Rudner.