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Year of Call: Ontario, 2017
Jessica Toldo is a labour and employment lawyer in Hicks Morley’s London office. She provides advice to employers and management in both the private and public sectors on labour, employment and human rights issues. This includes labour disputes, grievance arbitrations, human rights and accommodation.
Jessica works closely with her clients and provides day-to-day human resources and workplace consulting. She takes the time to understand, connect and collaborate with her clients and she uses an interest-based approach to resolve issues.
Jessica obtained her Juris Doctor from Queen’s University. While at Queen’s, she was a student editor with the Canadian Labour and Employment Law Journal and volunteered with Pro Bono Students Canada. She received the Alternative Dispute Resolution course prize and graduated with the Vincent Principi Memorial Award in Labour Law. She also successfully implemented an educational labour rights presentation for high schools in the Kingston area. She has a Bachelor of Arts (Honours with Distinction) in Labour Studies and Psychology from the University of Windsor, where she graduated with the Board of Governors’ Medal in Labour Studies. Jessica both summered and articled at the firm before returning in 2017 as an associate.
Employment Law Human Rights Information, Data Security & Privacy Labour Relations Litigation Occupational Health Pay Equity Workplace Safety & Insurance
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Memberships & Affiliations
Canadian Bar Association – Member
Ontario Bar Association – Member (Labour & Employment Law, Education Law)
Select Publications & Presentations
“Business Practicalities of Lifting of Vaccine Mandates” Ontario Municipal Human Resources Association Spring Conference (April 21, 2022)
“Labour Relations 201,” “Urban Breakout Session” and “WSIB Session” Ontario Association of Fire Chiefs Virtual Labour Relations Seminar (January 18–20, 2022)
“Vaccination Policies in the Staffing Services Industry” Association of Canadian Search, Employment and Staffing Services (November 24, 2021)
“Labour Relations 101” Ontario Association of Fire Chiefs Virtual Labour Relations Seminar (January 19–21, 2021)
“Managing Your Fire Department During COVID-19” Ontario Association of Fire Chiefs Webinar” (April 29, 2020)
“Labour Relations 101” and “Urban Breakout Session” Ontario Association of Fire Chiefs Labour Relations Seminar (January 28–30, 2020)
Queen’s University, J.D.
University of Windsor, B.A. (Hons.)