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Category Archives: Video/Audio

Behaving at the Office Holiday Party

Stuart recently spoke with James Munroe of 680 News Toronto regarding how to behave at the company holiday party. 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)


Extraordinary Damages in Canadian Employment Law

Historically, damages awards in Canada have paled in comparison to those in the United States. However, in recent years we have seen six and even seven figure awards for moral, punitive, and other extraordinary damages. Employers must be cautious and ensure that they do not expose themselves to unnecessary liability. For a full discussion of this topic, see Natalie’s leading […]


Hangout with Rudner MacDonald: Holidays & Holiday Parties

  Stuart and our new associate, Sean O’Donnell, discuss issues relating to the holiday season, holiday parties, and off-duty conduct more generally. In the context of harassment and sexual harassment, they also touch on the Jian Ghomeshi situation and an employer’s duty to act when allegations of harassment are raised. For related posts on holiday parties, see Holidays in the Workplace and Ensuring Your […]


City News appearances discussing aspects of JianGhomeshi

In recent weeks, Stuart has appeared twice on City News to discuss issues related to the Jian Ghomeshi situation, or “Ghomeshi-gate” as we have seen it referred to. In this first appearance, Stuart appeared on City News to discuss the impact of social media on employment law cases before they go to court. In addition, he discusses the impact on […]


Hangout with Rudner MacDonald: Responsibilities to act when employees do wrong on their own time

Natalie and Stuart discuss employers’ responsibilities to act when an employee does wrong on their own time, in light of the recent suspension of an NFL player accused of domestic abuse. 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 […]


CBC Radio’s The Current: Natalie on employees doing wrong on their own time

Natalie is among a panel of experts discussing employers’ responsibilities to act when an employee does wrong on their own time, in light of the recent suspension of an NFL player accused of domestic abuse. 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 […]


Chatelaine Radio: Natalie on dressing appropriately for the workplace

Natalie discusses how organizations can address dressing appropriately for the workplace with effective policies. 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)


Advocate Daily: Stuart & Natalie on social media & the hiring process

Stuart and Natalie appear on Advocate Daily to discuss why HR professionals and employers should use social media in the hiring process. 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)


Hangout with Rudner MacDonald: Soccer Sadness – Keeping Employees Engaged During the World Cup

Natalie and Stuart host a Google Hangout on soccer sadness, and how to keep employees engaged during the World Cup.   <iframe width=”560″ height=”315″ src=”//www.youtube.com/embed/RmTlZeUqQks?list=PLSU1NHDQ98sHf_7TZMJ-rHkkFEvx1GKUA” frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen></iframe> 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 […]


Global News Toronto: Stuart on proper attire in the workplace

Stuart discussed employer and employee rights and obligations when it comes to dressing appropriately in the workplace. 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)


Hangout with Rudner MacDonald: Just Cause Dismissal & Employee Tracking

In this Google Hangout, we discuss the recent video of two Air Canada employees dropping passengers’ carry-on baggage into a bin several meters below a plane while it was readying for departure at Pearson International Airport in Toronto. As discussed in a previous blog post, the incident is an excellent reminder of two important points: Employees: Never assume your actions are […]



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