Canadian HR Law with Stuart Rudner: May 2010

Stuart Rudner, a partner with Miller Thomson LLP in Toronto, sits down with Claire Pressman of References & More Services to talk about references — both giving them and getting them. This is the first episode of Canadian HR Law, a new employment law show for human resources professsionals.
May 3, 2010
  • Uber on defensive

    Uber defensive at U.K. tribunal on worker rights

    Uber has told a British employment appeal tribunal its drivers were self-employed, not workers entitled to a range of benefits. As Matthew Larotonda reports, the case comes less than a week after the U.S. ride-hailing service heard it would lose its London licence.
    September 28, 2017
    Raises coming

    Target raises minimum hourly wage

    Target said it will increase its minimum hourly wage this year by a dollar, to US$11, and raise it to $15 an hour by the end of 2020. Conway Gittens reports.
    September 26, 2017
  • Email checks

    Companies must tell workers of email checks: ECHR

    Companies must tell employees in advance if their work email accounts are being monitored, the European Court of Human Rights ruled recently in a landmark privacy case. David Pollard reports.
    September 19, 2017
    Plane uniform scandal

    Court backs stewardess in Aeroflot size case

    A court has ruled that Russian airline Aeroflot cannot tell staff what size clothing to wear after a stewardess complained she had been taken off international routes because she did not fit into the regulation-size uniform. Silvia Antonioli reports.
    September 14, 2017
  • Business leaders baffled by DACA end

    Business leaders baffled by DACA end

    Top CEOs expressed their disappointment with U.S. president Donald Trump's decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program known as DACA.
    September 11, 2017
    U.K. skills shortage

    U.K. skills shortage stalls growth

    An acute skills shortage in Britain has forced one company to take matters into its own hands. And as Laura Frykberg reports, Brexit is likely to exacerbate the problem.
    August 21, 2017
  • KPMG uses social media for recruitment

    KPMG uses social media for recruitment

    KPMG Canada's Samantha Battistone, talent attraction co-ordinator, employer branding, talks about how the company uses social media to attract workers
    August 11, 2017
    Wet commute

    Tired of daily commute, German man swims to work

    Benjamin David swims across River Isar every day in order to avoid the congested streets of Munich.
    August 10, 2017
  • Google fires employee behind gender gap memo

    Google fires employee behind gender gap memo

    Engineer sent anti-diversity missive that reignited heated debate over treatment of women in Silicon Valley
    August 8, 2017
    A look at campus ambassador programs

    A look at campus ambassador programs

    TD Bank Group's director of university relations, Nancy Moulday, explains what a campus ambassador program is and shares some best practices
    July 26, 2017