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Events Featuring Rudner MacDonald LLP

PREVIOUS EVENTS

April 8, 2015

Osgoode Certificate in HR Law for HR Professionals

Catch Stuart Rudner speaking alongside Lisa Stam of Koldorf Stam LLP on April 8 as part of the Osgoode Certificate in HR Law for HR Professionals program. Attendees to their presentation, “The Workplace in the Social Media Age: Confronting the Challenges (and Opportunities),” will receive a useful comprehensive overview of modern use of technology in the workplace. The discussion will cover issues of privacy, use of social media in recruitment, trends of employees using their own technology devices, the law on termination for social media misuse, intellectual property scenarios, and policy issues.

To learn more or register for the program, visit http://www.osgoodepd.ca/upcoming_programs/the-osgoode-certificate-in-hr-law-for-hr-professionals-3/.

April 9, 2015

Spring 2015 Safe Work Summit

On Thursday, April 9th, Stuart will be speaking at the Spring Safe Work Summit. Visit workplacesafetygroup.com to register.

NIAGARA’S PREMIER SAFETY SUMMIT

April 20, 2015

Osgoode Hall: Employment Law In the Digital Age

On April 20, Stuart will be presenting Osgoode Hall’s Employment Law in the digital age. Visit osgoodepd.ca to register.

Download the program.

May 1, 2015

Ontario Bar Association: 13th Annual Current Issues in Employment Law

On May 1, 2015, Stuart Rudner will be speaking at the Ontario Bar Association’s 13th Annual Current Issues in Employment Law conference. He will be presenting at the afternoon panel at 2:45 along with other members of the employment law bar. The discussion will surround the pitfalls and risks that come with contingency fee arrangements in law firms. It will include information on awareness, key rules, and safeguards for firms to put in place when considering whether to take the contingency fee arrangement route.

For more information and registration, please visit the Ontario Bar Association Professional Development website is www.oba.org/pd.

July 29, 2015

Next Steps Employment Centre: Avoid Legal Battles

Stuart will speak at the next step employment centre in Vaughan on how to avoid legal battles, including harassment, dismissals and layoffs, company policies and procedures, monitoring employee behaviour, managers’ duties and responsibilities, and compensation and benefits.

Wednesday – July 29, 2015
10:00am-12:00pm

Seating is Limited. To register for this free workshop, call 905.851.6783.

Next-Steps
Employment Centre
4585 Highway 7, Units 7-9
Woodbridge, ON L4L 9T8

August 6, 2015

LinkedIn Q & A: Assessing Accommodation of Disability

Join Natalie and Stuart for a LinkedIn Q & A on accommodation of disability, including employee rights and employers’ duties to accommodate to the point of undue hardship, in light of a recent Alberta Human Rights Tribunal decision.

This is a free session available to anyone with a LinkedIn account. The session will run for approximately 30 minutes on the Rudner MacDonald LinkedIn page.

Submit your questions during the session, or in advance by emailing socialmedia@rudnermacdonald.com or tweeting with the hashtag #RMLinkedIn.

Register for free to receive participation instructions.

August 13, 2015

Osgoode Professional Development: Advanced HR Law for HR Professionals Course

From August 10th to August 13th, Natalie and Stuart will be leading the Advanced HR Law for HR Professionals Course at Osgoode Hall, which they also designed.

This unique and advanced course was developed specifically for senior HR professionals, building on the original Osgoode HR Law for HR Professionals Certificate course.

In this 4 day intensive program, Stuart and Natalie use interactive exercises to promote discussion of real life fact scenarios that land on your desk, in order to provide essential insights and strategies to guide you through critical HR law issues including:

Day 1: August 10, 2015
Pre-Employment: Job Postings / Interviewing / Drafting Employment Agreements & Policies

Day 2: August 11, 2015
During the Employment Relationship: Policies and Addressing Performance Issues

Day 3: August 12, 2015
Discipline and Dismissal

Day 4: August 13, 2015
The Litigation Process: What to Expect if You Have to Go to Court

If you are interested in attending, please contact David Thomas by email at dthomas@osgoode.yorku.ca or by telephone at (416) 673 4672.

Visit this link for more information: http://osgoodepd.ca/upcoming_programs/the-osgoode-certificate-in-advanced-hr-law-for-experienced-hr-professionals-2/

September 17, 2015

York Employer Leadership Council: Off-Duty Conduct

On September 17th, Rudner MacDonald Associate Cody Yorke spoke at the York Employer Leadership Council on Off-Duty Conduct.

October 20, 2015

Vaughan Small Business Week: Strategic HR Law

On October 20th, Stuart will be speaking at Vaughan Small Business Week on Strategic HR Law.

October 28, 2015

HRPA: Vacation & Vacation Pay Myths and Misconceptions

On Wednesday, October 28th, Stuart will be participating in a Human Resources Professionals Association webinar on Vacation & Vacation Pay Myths and Misconceptions.

The Details:

Live Webinar
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Wednesday, October 28, 2015

For more information or to attend, please contact:

Lata Viseu, CHRP, CHRL
Manager, Professional Development
Human Resources Professionals Association (HRPA)
lviseu@hrpa.ca
Tel: 416.923.2324 x 304
Toll Free: 1.800.387.1311 x 304

November 5, 2015

Negotiating Severance Packages: Hangout with Rudner MacDonald

Join Rudner MacDonald for a Google Hangout on Thursday, November 5th at 11:00am EST.

The video-based Q & A will give participants approximately 30 minutes to submit questions related to leading Canadian employment law. This month’s topic is negotiating severance packages, and how it should be handled by both employees and employers.

To participate, register here for free.

November 24, 2015

HRPA: Workplace Investigations

On November 24th, Stuart will be discussing workplace investigations at the Barrie Golf and Country Club. The talk is being hosted by the Barrie Chapter of the Human Resources Professionals Association (HRPA) Professional Development department.

The Details:

Date: November 24, 2015
Time: 7:00pm-8:00pm (dinner to start at 6:00 pm)
Location: Barrie Golf and Country Club

For more information, or to attend, please contact:

Su-Min Teh
Coordinator, Professional Development
Human Resources Professionals Association (HRPA)
steh@hrpa.ca
Tel: 416.923.2324 x 350
Toll Free: 1.800.387.1311 x 350

December 3, 2015

LinkedIn Q&A: When Dismissal & Disability Leave Coincide

Join Natalie and Stuart for a LinkedIn Q & A addressing the practical issues that arise when employee dismissal coincides with disability leave. The session will run for approximately 30 minutes on the Rudner MacDonald LinkedIn page, and gives participants the opportunity to pose any question they like related to Canadian employment law.

Register for free.

January 7, 2016

Hangout with Rudner MacDonald: Managing Performance Issues

Join Rudner MacDonald for a Google Hangout on Thursday, January 7th at 11:00am EST.

The video-based Q & A will give participants approximately 30 minutes to submit questions related to leading Canadian employment law. This month’s topic is managing performance issues in the workplace.

To participate, register here for free.