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Events Featuring Rudner MacDonald LLP


July 11, 2017

Toronto Public Library (Flemington Branch): Workplace Rights of Employees

Rudner MacDonald Associate David Master will be presenting at  Toronto Public Library’s Flemington Branch on: Workplace Rights of Employees from 6-8 pm on July 11, 2017.

David will discuss the complex employment law landscape in Ontario, identifying the various laws that govern the employment relationship, including Employment Standards and Human Rights. He will highlight certain sections of each of those laws and discuss what they mean for employees, and will provide information on some of the legal responsibilities of employees and conclude by explaining the various ways in which a lawyer can assist.

July 26, 2017

Canadian HR Reporter Webinar: Special Requests for Accommodation & Dress Codes

Join Stuart Rudner and Nadia Zaman for a Canadian HR Reporter live & on-demand webinar on: Special Requests for Accommodation and Dress Codes – Avoiding Discrimination.

Date: July 26, 2017

Time: 12 pm – 1 pm

Canadian HR Reporter Events


South Asian Heritage Association: Gender Equality & Women’s Rights

On Friday, March 3rd, Rudner MacDonald Associate Richa Sandill will be presenting on gender equality and women’s rights at the South Asian Heritage Association’s International Women’s Day event.

Where: Narula’s Banquet Hall, 1162 Barton St East, Hamilton
Members: $10, Non-members $20

Tickets available from: Rukshani Fernando 905-308-9062, Jesmin Haq 905-541-7099, Indu Singh 905-807-4638, or e-mail:

January 14, 2014

HRPA York Region Employment Law Update

Stuart Rudner will be part of the presentations panel at the HRPA York Region Conference on January 14, 2014. He will be speaking to recent, crucial updates in Employment Law relevant for HR managers and employers.

Topics will include human rights, reasonable notice, just case, extraordinary damages, the duty to investigate, and case law updates on temporary layoffs.

To register, or for more information, please click here.

January 29, 2014

January 29: Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act

Stuart Rudner will be speaking at the Staff Room on January 29, 2015.

His presentation will provide expert guidance and advice on how to implement the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act 2005 (AODA) in the workplace, including understanding HR obligations and the rules that come with the act.

For more information, please visit the Staff Room website here.

March 25, 2014

March 25: Managing the Discontented Employee – Strategies to Protect Your Organisation

On March 25, 2014, Stuart will be part of a panel discussion for the Ontario Bar Association’s joint lunch program between the Canadian Corporate Counsel Association (CCCA) and the Labour & Employment Section. The discussion will focus on preventative strategies in the unfortunate event of a disgruntled employee.

Stuart’s presentation in particular will focus on preventing “blowups” and further escalation of conflict through social media, and will also also touch on best practices for social media use policies at work.

For more information please visit

April 24, 2014

April 24: Canadian Mining HR Leadership & Professionals Conference

Stuart Rudner will be speaking on April 24, 2014 at the Canadian Mining HR Leadership & Professionals Conference. His presentation will provide an update on recent major human rights and recent employment law developments in the workplaces. Topics will include accommodating family status, wrongful dismissal, and obligations under the Access to Ontarians with Disabilities Act.

To register or for more information, please click here.

May 23, 2014

May 23rd: Ultimate Software’s Toronto HR Workshop

Stuart will be speaking at the InterContinental Hotel for Ultimate Software’s Toronto HR Workshop.

His topic will cover tips for successful mediation, an alternative that more and more companies are turning to for employee dispute resolution.

Find the complete details of the workshop and register here.

June 1, 2014

IHIRM Conference – Anaheim, California

Stuart Rudner will be speaking at the International Association for Human Resources Management Conference (IHRIM) in Anaheim, taking place between June 1 and 4, 2014. His presentation, “Social Media in the Modern Workplace – How HR Can Protect the Organization and Use Social Media Strategically,” will be of particular interest to employers learning what the appropriate balance and applicable laws are for social media use in the office.

For more information on the conference, please visit

September 19, 2014

Stuart Speaking at Employer Leadership Councils of York Region Employer Summit

Stuart will be speaking at the Employer Leadership Councils of York Region Employer Summit, which will include the many members of the business community, some 200+ attendees, and feature topics such as ‘millennials in the workplace’, skills gap, and other current issues.

October 23, 2014

Stuart Speaking at OBA TECHxpo

Stuart Rudner will be speaking at the Ontario Bar Association’s TECHxpo.

11:40 am Track 1 – A Day in the Life of an iPad Lawyer
· Follow an iPad lawyer from dawn to dusk (and later) to see everything an iPad can do
· iPad cases, keyboards and other gear
· Keeping your data safe
· Using an iPad in court
· Tips and tricks for getting your work done

October 29, 2014

Oct. 29, 2014: AODA and H&S Mandatory Training Interactive Workshop

Stuart will be one of the presenters at the AODA and H&S Mandatory Training Interactive Workshop.

This workshop will give you professional advice on:

  • How to write a proper policy on AODA
  • Training all employees on AODA and Health and Safety
  • The mandatory H&S booklets
  • Certificates mailed to you enforcing you were here
  • AODA mandatory Plan as of January 2015
  • CD’s with all templates, documentation and how to’s for the binder you need for the above

Get more details here.

December 3, 2014

HRPA West Toronto Chapter Conference

Stuart Rudner will be providing a comprehensive presentation on the law of terminations in employment on December 3, 2014 at the Human Resources Professionals Association West Toronto Chapter Conference. Entitled “You’re Fired! Dismissals in Canada,” Stuart will provide an excellent overview for any employer to deal with a termination situation effectively.

For more information, please visit

January 27, 2015

HRPA York Regional Chapter Conference

Stuart Rudner will be presenting “The Ghomeshi Scenario – Responding to Allegations of Harassment” at the Human Resources Professionals Association York Chapter Conference on January 27, 2015. The discussion will cover best practices for employers in dealing with and expeditiously investigating allegations of harassment in the workplace.

For more information, please visit

February 11, 2015

February 11, 2015: Next-Steps Employment Centre – Avoid Legal Battles!

Next Steps Employment Centre Vaughan cordially invites you to an exciting interactive information session to provide effective tools to manage and minimize employment risk.

Wednesday February 11, 2015 @ 10:00am-12:00pm

Guest speaker Stuart Rudner (Employment Lawyer) will address the following topics:

  • € Work Place Harassment
  • € Dismissal and Layoffs
  • € Company Policies and
  •  Procedures
  • Monitoring Employee Behaviour
  • €Manager’s Duties and Liabilities
  • Compensation and Benefits



Call 905.851.6783 and Register today for this FREE Workshop!

March 27, 2015

Optimum Talent Inc: The Ghomeshi Scenario – Responding to Allegations of Harassment

On Friday March 27th, Stuart will be presenting The Ghomeshi Scenario – Responding to Allegations of Harassment at Optimum Talent Inc.