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Rudner MacDonald in the Media

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Rudner MacDonald has been featured in numerous media stories; in print, online, and on both radio and TV. Browse a variety of media below featuring Natalie MacDonald and Stuart  Rudner, two of Toronto’s top employment lawyers!

September 9, 2016
AM570 Kitchener: Stuart on Banning Work Email on Weekends
Stuart is interviewed by AM570 Kitchener on banning work email at home.
September 8, 2016
Global Morning Show: Harassment Settlement Between Fox News Anchor and Her Former Boss
Natalie appears on the Global Morning Show to discuss a sexual harassment settlement reached between a Fox News anchor and her former boss.
September 8, 2016
Yahoo Canada: Toronto-area School Board bans after-hour emails
Stuart is quoted on an after-hours email ban by a Toronto-area school board.
August 29, 2016
Globe & Mail: I’m stuck between fighting bosses. What can I do?
Natalie's response to a question about fighting bosses is featured in the Globe & Mail's 9 to 5 column.
August 29, 2016
Yahoo Finance: Can your boss fire you for working a second job?
Natalie is quoted on whether moonlighting can give an employer cause to terminate.
August 8, 2016
Forensic Notes: Termination for Just Cause
Stuart authors a piece for Forensic Notes on termination for just cause.
July 29, 2016
Advocate Daily: Racial discrimination claim over lack of ‘demotion’ tossed out
Natalie on a case where the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario has dismissed a claim that alleged racial discrimination against a company after a woman was not offered a position that her employer saw as a “demotion".
July 29, 2016
Advocate Daily: Recognition of miscarriage as disability ‘highly significant’
Natalie on how a recent Ontario Human Rights tribunal finding that miscarriages should be considered a disability reflects a long-awaited new era of sensitivity for women.
July 29, 2016
Advocate Daily: OCA restricted by statement of claim when awarding damages
Natalie on how the Ontario Court of Appeal (OCA) went a long way to increase damages awarded against a Mississauga company that launched a “campaign of abuse” to force a deaf woman to resign, but was restricted in its ability to do more.
July 29, 2016
Advocate Daily: Firing of CBC executive in Ghomeshi affair requires ‘substantial basis’
Stuart on how the CBC will have to meet exacting standards to defend itself against a wrongful dismissal lawsuit by a former executive who was fired over his handling of the Jian Ghomeshi affair.
July 29, 2016
Advocate Daily: Changes to human rights laws raise employers’ responsibility to accommodate
Stuart on how expansion of human rights legislation and broader interpretation of those laws by the courts is increasing employers' responsibilities to accommodate their workers.
July 29, 2016
Advocate Daily: Employers can only ban tattoos, dyed hair within reason
Stuart on how employers who want to ban their employees from showing their tattoos or wearing piercings and unusual hair colour must have a valid business reason for doing so.
July 20, 2016
OHS Canada: Transit Applies Random Testing
Stuart is quoted in OHS Canada on the TTC's new random alcohol and drug testing.
July 18, 2016
Globe & Mail: Can I strike a termination from my employment history?
Stuart addresses a reader's question about employment records in the Globe & Mail's Nine to Five column.
June 22, 2016
Queen’s Law Journal: Bernie Adell Remembered
Rudner MacDonald Associate Cody Yorke co-authored this tribute to the late Bernie Adell in the Queen's University Law Journal.
June 21, 2016
680 News Toronto: Stuart on Productivity and ‘Summer Brain’
Stuart speaks with 680 news' Mike Eppel on 'summer brain' and the productivity issues some employers face during the warmer months.
June 9, 2016
City News: Toronto Star Tragedy Shines Light on Perils of Office Romances
Stuart speaks with City News about a tragic case of workplace romance gone wrong at the Toronto Star newspaper.
May 30, 2016
Canadian HR Reporter: Document, document, document
Stuart and Brittany discuss the importance of keeping thorough files for performance management, accommodation and complaints.
May 21, 2016
Globe & Mail: Balancing professionalism, personal flair
Natalie is quoted on the importance of balancing professionalism and personal style in the workplace.
May 13, 2016
Lawyers Weekly: Calling out toxic office behaviour
Natalie is quoted on violence and harassment in the workplace and the employer's duty to provide a safe workplace.
May 10, 2016
CityNews: Will Ghomeshi deal further discourage women from stepping forward?
Stuart appears on CityNews discussing the impact of the Jian Ghomeshi trial on courtrooms and workplaces.
May 2, 2016
Canadian HR Reporter: Accommodating medical marijuana
Stuart discusses accommodating medicinal marijuana in the workplace.
April 27, 2016
Canada AM: Growing battle over what you can wear to work
Natalie appeared on Canada AM to discuss workplace attire.
April 21, 2016
Queen’s Park: Workplace Sexual Harrasment
Rudner MacDonald received a mention at Queen's Park from Thornhill MPP Gila Martow, who addressed the legislature on workplace sexual harassment.
April 14, 2016
NCR Silver: What Every Business Owner Should Know About Office Romances
Stuart is quoted on workplace romances and tips for how employers can best navigate workplace relationships.