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Rudner MacDonald in the Media

Rudner MacDonald LLP – The Next Chapter in Employment Law.

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 21, 2015
Financial Post: When employees must smoke pot at work – employers need to confront reality of medical marijuana
Natalie is quoted on the impact of the recently passed Medical Marijuana Access Regulations and the issues it poses for employers and employees.
September 21, 2015
Lawyers Weekly Magazine: The social side of business
Stuart is quoted on the importance of social media in developing and maintaining a successful legal practice through brand recognition and relationship management. Read the article here.
September 20, 2015
CTV News: Medical marijuana use at work poses challenges for employers
Natalie is quoted by CTV News on the recently passed Medical Marijuana Access Regulations and the issues it poses for employers and employees.
August 19, 2015
Global News: David Peterson charged with sexual harassment by a Pan Am Games employee
Stuart is interviewed by Global TV on the PanAm games sexual harassment case.
August 14, 2015
Toronto Star: Hidden camera shocks labour federation staff
Natalie is quoted in the Toronto Star regarding employee rights to privacy regarding the hidden camera found in an exit sign at the Ontario Federation of Labour.
August 7, 2015
Canadian Business: When a scandal-ridden employee has to go
Stuart addresses how what you do outside of work can get you fired, especially in the age of social media.
July 31, 2015
CBC News: Porter airlines accommodation clashes
Natalie discusses competing accommodation duties in light of a situation where a Porter Airlines customer was asked to change seats for a passenger who refused to sit next to a woman.
July 31, 2015
Yahoo News: What rights do retail employees have in Canada?
Apple employees have filed a class action lawsuit seeking compensation for the time they spend waiting for their bags to be searched at the end of their shifts. Natalie weighs in.
July 17, 2015
The Lawyers Weekly Magazine: Employee discipline requires discretion
Natalie discusses employer conduct with regard to an associate who was humiliated by a partner.
July 14, 2015
Globe & Mail: Know your vacation rights at work
Natalie and Stuart are quoted in the Globe and Mail on employee vacation rights.
July 8, 2015
BNN The Close: Vacation Time
Stuart appears on BNN's The Close to discuss vacation time - use it or lose it. What are the laws and how can you best manage your vacation time?
June 24, 2015
Globe & Mail: When ‘moonlighting’ conflicts with your day job
Natalie is quoted in the Globe & Mail on how moonlighting can be grounds for dismissal.
June 23, 2015
Lexpert Magazine: How Lawyers Can Harness Technology
Stuart is quoted in Lexpert Magazine on how firms can leverage technology in a digital age to avoid being left behind.
June 5, 2015
Globe & Mail: Construction of Sarnia power plant beset by worker safety problems
Stuart is quoted in the Globe and Mail on the Ontario Ministry of Labour's 192 orders on health and safety problems at the Green Electron power plant in Sarnia.
May 28, 2015
Law Times: Private sector unions courted as Wynne launches labour law review
Stuart is quoted in Law Times on how commonness of part-time employment, and the evolution of technology, has dated the Employment Standards Act.
May 25, 2015
Globe & Mail: Why we should rethink stat holidays
Stuart is quoted in the Globe and Mail on how religious-turned-secular holidays effectively provide greater benefit to some members of the population than others.
May 22, 2015
Benefits Canada: Firing staff for bad off-hours behaviour has risks, rewards
Benefits Canada also picks up a Canadian Press article where Stuart addresses the rights and responsibilities of employers and employees for conduct outside of the workplace.
May 21, 2015
In-House Counsel Magazine: Dangerous liaisons
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Stuart is quoted in In-House Counsel Magazine, on the use of office policies to reduce issues that can arise from office romances.
May 19, 2015
The Chronicle Herald: Dismissal for off-hours conduct has risks, rewards
The Chronicle Herald also picks up a Canadian Press article where Stuart addresses the rights and responsibilities of employers and employees for conduct outside of the workplace.
May 19, 2015
Yahoo News: Canadian workers can get fired for saying a lot less, experts say
Natalie is quoted on Yahoo News on the role of social media in employee dismissals related to behaviour outside the workplace.
May 15, 2015
e!Talk: Natalie on HydroOne employee’s dismissal for crude behaviour off the job
Natalie appeared on e!Talk to discuss a Hydro One employee's dismissal for crude behaviour off the job.
May 15, 2015
AM 570: Does your conduct outside of work have consequences on your work life?
Stuart discusses whether an employee can be fired for what they do outside of work.
May 15, 2015
Edmonton Journal: Firing staff for off-hours conduct has risks, rewards for companies
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The Edmonton Journal also picks up a Canadian Press article where Stuart addresses the rights and responsibilities of employers and employees for conduct outside of the workplace.
May 15, 2015
Vancouver Sun: Firing staff for off-hours conduct has risks, rewards for companies
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Stuart addresses the risks and rewards that companies face when they hastily dismiss an employee for conduct outside of the workplace.
May 14, 2015
AM 900: A Look at the Law Surrounding the Firing of a Hydro One Employee
Stuart addresses the rights and responsibilities of employers and employees for conduct outside of the workplace.