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Newsletter Archive (2013-2016)

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Are Employers Responsible for Protecting Employees from Abusive Tweets?

The recent labour arbitration decision in Amalgamated Transit Union, Local 113 and the Toronto Transit Commission (Use of Social Media Grievance), made it clear  the Toronto Transit Commission (“TTC”) was responsible for protecting its employees from online harassment through the TTC’s customer service twitter account, @TTChelps. Although the decision arose in a unionized context, it could have repercussions for all […]


Natalie nominated for Canadian Lawyer’s Top 25 Most Influential Lawyers

Rudner MacDonald is proud to announce that Natalie MacDonald has been nominated for Canadian Lawyer’s Top 25 Most Influential Lawyers in the Changemakers category. If you believe that Natalie deserves to be part of this prestigious group, please vote for her by clicking here. You will find Natalie’s name in the “Changemakers” category on page 3.   Voting closes on […]


Presentation – Medical Marijuana in the Workplace

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Presentation – Employment Law Consideration for the Franchise

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When a fixed-term contract isn’t

In my latest Canadian HR Law blog post, I revisited the concept of fixed-term employment contracts to discuss another common pitfall: fixed-term contracts that unexpectedly become contracts of indefinite duration and expose the employer to unwanted liability. As I wrote, In a recent blog post, I discussed issues that can arise when employers use fixed-term contracts but do not appreciate […]


Contract or gratuitous promise: the need for consideration

In my latest First Reference Talks blog post, I discussed a frequent issue in employment law: the need for consideration in order to create a binding contract. The majority of employers that try to use employment contracts fail to do so properly, and up with contracts that are not worth the paper they’re written on. Employment lawyers spend a lot […]


Check out Stuart’s Guide to Canadian HR Law

In 2014, Stuart updated the Canadian HR Law Guide that he had previously written for Ultimate Software. This is a handy summary of employment laws across the country, addressing the various jurisdictions and their treatment of such core issues as hours of work overtime vacation holiday pay termination human rights and more. This guide is a useful too for HR […]


Rudner MacDonald is moving to Yorkville!

As of January 24th, our Toronto office will be located at 2 Bloor West in Yorkville. For full details of this and our York Region Location, click here. 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 […]


Tips For a Successful Mediation

In my latest Canadian HR Law blog post, I provided some tips on how parties should approach mediation. These are based on my experience as counsel and as a mediator. They include: Focus on the future, not the past Let reason, not emotion, rule Take time to assess your BATNA Don’t overestime the value of having your ‘day in court’ […]


Natalie & Stuart will be Signing their Books at the HRPA Annual Conference

On Friday, January 24 at 11:15 am., Natalie MacDonald, author of Extraordinary Damages in Canadian Employment Law. and Stuart Rudner. author of You’re Fired! Just Cause for Dismissal in Canada, will be signing their books at the HRPA bookstore. They hope to see you there! Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in […]



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