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Natalie MacDonald chosen for panel discussion at HRPA 2013 HR Law Conference

In HR Law news – Natalie MacDonald will be helping to lead a panel discussion on Litigation Updates at the HRPA 2013 HR Law Conference. She will be focusing specifically on Damages. Further details to be confirmed. Event Details Thursday, October 24, 2013 Litigation Update Session: 1:30pm-2:30pm Location: TBA For more information, check back at this post or visit the […]


Stuart is leading “Employment Law in Today’s Workplace” for One Voice Network

Stuart Rudner will be the keynote speaker on Employment Law in Today’s Workplace at an event hosted by the One Voice Network, which  was established in 2008 to support agencies that provide employment services to job seekers with disabilities and employers who wish to become equal opportunity employers. Event Details Thursday, June 20, 2013 7:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. EST […]


Stuart is speaking at the 14th Annual Employment Law Summit

Stuart Rudner is speaking at the 14th Annual Employment Law Summit. Further details to be confirmed. Event Details Tuesday, October 22, 2013 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Donald Lamont Learning Centre The Law Society of Upper Canada 130 Queen Street West For more information, please visit the event and registration page for the 14th Annual Employment Law Summit. Click to share […]


Natalie and Stuart are the Directors of Osgoode Certificate in HR Law for HR Professionals

Natalie MacDonald and Stuart Rudner are the Program Directors and Instructors for Osgoode’s Certificate in HR Law for HR Professionals. Event Details July 8 – 12, 2013 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Osgoode Professional Development Centre 1 Dundas Street West, 26th Floor   Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click […]


What HR can learn from Jackie Robinson

If you’ve seen the recent movie 42, covering Jackie Robinson’s experience as the first black player in Major League Baseball, you’ll notice one central HR issue: equal opportunity. Although much has improved since those days, the unfortunate reality is that some workers encounter similar obstacles today. Read the full article by Stuart here at the Canadian HR Law blog. Click […]


Employment agreements avoid awkward hiring situations

With every new hire comes the “offer letter” and “employment agreement” but do we need both? The awkward situation arises when the employee reads the employment agreement and refuses to sign it, and the employer cannot “cancel” the hire because there is an existing contract already. Additionally, if the employee does sign the subsequent employment agreement, it is unlikely to […]


Natalie is speaking at The Six Minute Employment Lawyer 2013

Natalie MacDonald will be speaking on Strategies for Avoiding the Risks Associated with Litigation as part of the Litigation Update presentation during The Six Minute Employment Lawyer. Event Details Thursday, June 13, 2013 1:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Donald Lamont Learning Centre The Law Society of Upper Canada 130 Queen Street West For more information, please visit the event and […]


Stuart is speaking at the Solo and Small Firm Conference 2013

Stuart Rudner will be speaking on the panel for the “Social Media: Are You There Yet?” breakout session on the second day of the Solo and Small Firm Conference 2013. Event Details: Thursday, May 23 (9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.) & Friday, May 24, 2013 (8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.) Metro Toronto Convention Centre, North Building 255 Front Street West […]


How dusty are your employment contracts?

Laws are always changing. Employers who have been using an employment contract over the years should have it reviewed every so often by an employment lawyer. In the past year, there were two rulings where employment contractual clauses were interpreted contrary to the employer’s initial interests. Keeping your employment contracts up-to-date with changes in law and regulations can help you […]


Presentation – Natalie on workplace harassment left unchecked

This is a preview of Natalie MacDonald’s HR Reporter webinar on workplace harassment, and the potential for extraordinary damages if left unchecked. Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)


Can you package someone out instead of investigating misconduct?

A recent decision of the Superior Court of Ontario may signal a fundamental change in employment law. In cases where an employee is alleged to have engaged in misconduct, the employer typically will follow a lengthy investigative procedure before deciding upon a form of discipline if the employee is found at fault. Sometimes, the employer may decide that it is […]



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