Jordan Rodney

Jordan Rodney
Rodney Employment Law
Founder & Principal
Employment & Labour

Jordan Rodney, founder and principal of Rodney Employment Law in Richmond Hill, Ont., focuses on employment law.

He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in political science from York University in 1991 and a Bachelor of Laws from Western University in 1994. Mr. Rodney went on to earn a specialized human resources’ Master of Industrial Relations degree from Queen’s University in 1997.

Mr. Rodney assists both employers and employees with such issues as human rights, employee and labour relations, negotiation, workplace facilitation and change management, employment standards, human resources law, workplace investigations and training, employment agreements, workplace safety and insurance, and occupational health and safety.

He has handled both employment law and human resources issues for more than 20 years, with a background working within the beverage, broadcasting, courier, and manufacturing industries.

He is an instructor at the Schulich School of Business in organizational studies and George Brown College in corporate training.

As a speaker, Mr. Rodney has given talks to various groups, including the International Customer Service Association, the Canadian General Accountants, the Canadian Physiotherapy Association, the Canadian Construction Association, and the Canadian Association of Recycling Industries.

He is a member of the Canadian Bar Association and the Ontario Bar Association.

Jordan Rodney Posts

Cases demonstrate the nuances of employee resignations

A resignation is not always as decisive as it looks, says Toronto employment lawyer Jordan Rodney. Read more

Prevent mental health issues from impacting your bottom line

Although mental health issues can be uncomfortable to discuss, employers have a duty to inquire if they suspect one of their employees is suffering from an undisclosed illness, says Toronto employment lawyer Jordan Rodney. Read more

Employees have a duty to mitigate in constructive dismissals

People collecting a severance after being let go from a company have to be sure they are fulfilling their duty to mitigate damages, even if they believe their job loss was a constructive dismissal, Toronto employment lawyer Jordan Rodney tells Read more

Case puts employers on notice to draft comprehensive releases

Rodney says there have been previous cases involving workers' compensation in which the adjudicator found that although harassment emerged from the employment, it did not directly relate to it and was therefore, not covered under workers’ compensation. Read more

Human rights decision a potential game-changer for older workers, employers

A Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario decision on age discrimination could significantly boost employers’ labour costs if it is eventually decided by the Supreme Court of Canada, Toronto employment lawyer Jordan Rodney tells Read more

AI no shortcut to diverse hiring

Artificial intelligence (AI) can't provide a quick fix to eliminating discrimination in hiring, Toronto employment lawyer Jordan Rodney tells Read more