Jodi Gallagher Healy is a labour and employment lawyer in Hicks Morley’s London office. She advises and represents public and private sector employers on a wide range of labour and employment issues including grievance arbitrations, interest arbitration, labour relations strategy, human rights and accommodation, workers’ compensation claims and revenue appeals, wrongful dismissal litigation, employment standards compliance and litigation and workplace privacy issues.
Jodi appears as counsel before a variety of administrative boards, mediators and judicial decision makers, is a frequent author and speaker on labour and employment law issues and has extensive experience acting for both provincially and federally regulated employers.
Jodi is the 2017-2018 Chair of the Ontario Bar Association Labour and Employment Section and has served on the executive since 2009.
Colleges Education Energy & Utilities Financial Services Government Ministries & Agencies (Federal and Provincial) Healthcare Manufacturing Media & Communications Mining & Natural Resources Municipalities & Municipal Agencies Professional & Technical Services Retail & Wholesale Trade Transportation & Warehousing Universities
Memberships & Affiliations
Middlesex Law Association – Member
London Chamber of Commerce – Member
Canadian Bar Association – Member
Ontario Bar Association – Member-at-large and Chair of the Labour & Employment Law Section
Select Publications & Presentations
“Association of Municipalities of Ontario 2017” Annual Labour Relations Symposium (September 23, 2017)
Co-Chair, “Six Minute Labour Lawyer” Law Society of Upper Canada (June 20, 2017)
Co-Chair, “Six Minute Labour Lawyer” Law Society of Upper Canada (May 26, 2016)
“Enforceability of Employment Contracts: a Machtinger Update” Ontario Bar Association’s 14th Annual Current Issues in Employment Law (May 5, 2016)
“Preventing and Remedying Workplace Discrimination, Harassment and Violence” Hot Topics & Key Updates in Labour & Employment Law (September 30, 2015)
“Enforcing Non-Disclosure Clauses: The Jan Wong Case” The Six-Minute Labour Lawyer (June 5, 2015)
“Tie-Breaker FCA Decision: The Canada Labour Code Permits Without Cause Terminations of Non-Unionized Employees” Ontario Bar Association Labour & Employment Section Newsletter (February 19, 2015)
“Working with Self-Represented Litigants: Practical Skills and Ethical Issues” Canadian Institute for the Administration of Justice (December 12, 2014)
“Defining Just Cause Since McKinley” 12th Annual Current Issues in Employment Law: Developments in Supreme Court of Canada Doctrines (May 2, 2014)
“Navigating the Privacy Minefield: Best Practices” OANHSS 2014 Annual General Meeting and Convention (April 30, 2014)
“How to Avoid Family Status Discrimination” Canadian Bar Association (April 3, 2014)
Co-Chair, “Practice Makes Perfect: Becoming a Better Labour Advocate” Ontario Bar Association (March 24, 2014)
“HR Law Year in Review” Ontario Association of Non-Profit Homes and Services for Seniors (January 27, 2014)
Dalhousie University, LL.B. (Dean’s List)
Dalhousie University, M.Sc.
Dalhousie University, B.Sc. (Honours)