Jennifer Hodgins

Senior Associate
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP

Jennifer Hodgins

Jennifer Hodgins

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Biography

Jennifer Hodgins practises in all areas of employment and labour law, including human rights, pay equity, employment standards, labour and employee relations, grievance arbitration, wrongful dismissal and health and safety matters. Jennifer has acted on behalf of employers in grievance arbitrations, human rights tribunal proceedings, wrongful dismissal claims, judicial review proceedings and federal and provincial labour board matters. She also regularly provides proactive and strategic advice to employers relating to workplace issues and labour relations, including collective bargaining.

Prior to joining our Toronto office, Jennifer 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.


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B.A. (Hons.), University of Toronto, 2006
LL.B., Dalhousie University, 2010

  • Ontario 2011
  • "Proactive pay equity legislation for the federal sector," Norton Rose Fulbright Canada client webinar, June 12, 2019.
  • "Ontario's New Pay Transparency Legislation," HR Masterclass, Human Resources Directorate, September 10, 2018.
  • "Update on Workplace Investigations," The Six-Minute Employment Lawyer 2017, the Law Society of Upper Canada,  June 7, 2017.
  • "The Right to Strike and Other Musings from the Supremes" (co-presenter with Richard Charney), client seminar, May 2015.
  • “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.
  • Ontario Bar Association
  • The Advocates’ Society