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Workplace privacy: how far can your employer go?

Can employers search the content of your workplace computer, tablet or smartphone? What if you store personal information on it? Can they go so far as to search  your personal devices? And what if you are dismissed, and HR takes your smartphone back with all of your contacts and personal photos on it? In the modern workplace, the lines between […]


Stuart on Toronto Speaks! Legal Rights in the Workplace

Back to the archives: Stuart appeared on this Rogers TV show to provide general information and advice on employment law and to discuss Understanding Your Legal Rights 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 […]


Stuart on BNN’s The Close: What you say outside of work can get you fired

Recently, Stuart was invited to appear on BNN and discuss off-duty conduct and how employees can get into trouble for what they do when they are not at work. 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 […]


Love in the Workplace

With Valentine’s Day approaching, Stuart and Natalie have been busy discussing love in the workplace and issues that can arise when colleagues became romantically involved. These include conflicts of interest, harassment, favouritism, and constructive dismissal. Rudner MacDonald’s monthly social media interactive event (which takes place on the first Thursday of each month at 11:00) in February was a Google Hangout which can […]


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)



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