Jennifer Hodgins practises in all areas of employment and labour law, including human rights, employment standards, labour relations, grievance arbitration, wrongful dismissal and health and safety matters.
Ms. Hodgins has acted on behalf of employers in human rights tribunal proceedings, wrongful dismissal claims, settlement negotiations and labour board proceedings.
Prior to joining our Toronto office, Ms. Hodgins practised labour and employment law at a management-side labour and employment boutique firm and completed a clerkship at the Ontario Superior Court of Justice in Toronto. She has also worked as in-house labour counsel at a large regional hospital.
B.A.(Hons.), University of Toronto, 2006
LL.B., Dalhousie University, 2010
- “Update on Employment Standards: Protected Leaves, Frustration, and More” (co-presenter), client seminar, September 2014.
- "The Canada Labour Code: A Primer for Federally Regulated Employers," HR Reporter webinar, Thomson Reuters, April 10, 2014.
Memberships and activities
- Ontario Bar Association
- Advocates’ Society
The general counsel of the United States’ National Labor Relations Board recently ruled that McDonald’s should be considered a joint employer with its franchisees..
September 19, 2014
The Ontario Human Rights Commission (the Commission) recently released its “Policy on preventing discrimination based on mental health disabilities and addictions.”.
July 16, 2014