Perspectiva General

As knowledge management counsel for Littler in Canada, Rhonda B. Levy is responsible for satisfying the firm's Canadian knowledge management needs, for monitoring legislative, regulatory and caselaw developments, and for drafting and editing publications.

Prior to joining Littler, Rhonda was national knowledge management partner at a prominent Canadian law firm where she was responsible nationally for leading and managing its knowledge management strategy and for directing all of its knowledge management initiatives. Previously, Rhonda was director of knowledge management in the Toronto office of one of Canada’s leading law firms. 

Before becoming involved with knowledge management, Rhonda was a legal research lawyer at one of Canada’s preeminent law firms, where she prepared complex opinions and provided strategic advice to clients and other lawyers within the firm on a broad range of issues. She also prepared legal argument for significant litigation. 

In 2019, Rhonda was identified by Lexology as a leading author for Employment – Canada and received a Lexology Legal Influencer award. In 2020 and 2021, Lexology named Rhonda a Leading Author in the Lexology Legal Influencers for Employment – Canada. Rhonda has been published in Canadian Lawyer, The Lawyer’s Daily, Canadian Employment Law Today, Canadian HR Reporter, Human Resources Director, HR Professional, and SHRM Online.

Afiliaciones Profesionales y Comunitarias

Member

Law Society of Upper Canada

Member

Ontario Bar Association

Member

Canadian Bar Association

Member

American Bar Association

Reconocimiento

Named, Leading Author

Employment-Canada

Lexology Legal Influencers

Q3-Q4 2020, Q1-Q2 2021

Winner, Legal Influencer Award

Lexology

2019

Recipient, James McGill Award

McGill University

1981-1982

Recipient, McGill University Entrance Award

McGill University

1981-1982

News, Analysis & Press

Paid Sick Leave Updates in Canada

ASAP

November 29, 2021

Arbitrator upholds mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy

Human Resources Director Canada

November 26, 2021

Ontario introduces Bill 27, Working for Workers Act

Human Resources Director Canada

November 12, 2021

Court finds exclusive arbitral jurisdiction in Manitoba human rights disputes

Human Resources Director Canada

November 10, 2021

With-cause dismissal of long-term fiduciary employee justified

Human Resources Director Canada

October 12, 2021

Court overturns decision on Workplace Safety and Insurance Act

Human Resources Director Canada

September 29, 2021

Ontario issues guidance on proof of vaccination status for organizations

Human Resources Director Canada

September 24, 2021

COVID-19 vaccination policies mandated in high-risk settings

Human Resources Director Canada

September 3, 2021

Canada's Federal Pay Equity Act Takes Effect on August 31, 2021

Human Resources Director Canada

August 6, 2021

Hearing upholds compulsory COVID testing policy

Human Resources Director Canada

July 21, 2021

Littler Global Guide - Canada - Q2 2021

Global Guide Quarterly

July 19, 2021

Liability for Severance Pay Depends on Company Payroll Size

Human Resources Director Canada

July 9, 2021

Laid Off Over COVID? You Can’t Claim Constructive Dismissal

Human Resources Director Canada

June 25, 2021

Temporary COVID-19-Related Leave Bill Receives Royal Assent

Human Resources Director Canada

June 9, 2021

Court Finds Worker 'Repudiated' Role When She Walked Out

Human Resources Director Canada

May 20, 2021

New federal privacy legislation is moving through the legislative process

Human Resources Director Canada

April 29, 2021

14 Key Developments in 2020

Canadian HR Reporter

March 9, 2021

Littler Global Guide - Canada - Q4 2020

Global Guide Quarterly

February 26, 2021

Termination provision done in by ‘what if?’

Canadian HR Reporter

February 12, 2021

Littler Global Guide - Canada - Q3 2020

Global Guide Quarterly

October 22, 2020

Hazards at home during the pandemic

Canadian Employment Law Today

October 20, 2020

New 'false light' privacy tort and how it might impact employers

Canadian Employment Law Today

September 22, 2020

Employment agreements: The whole is greater than the parts

Canadian Employment Law Today

September 10, 2020

Littler Global Guide - Canada - Q2 2020

Global Guide Quarterly

July 23, 2020

Return to work survey gauges employers’ concerns

The Lawyer's Daily

June 26, 2020

Worker’s absences for continuing education cause for dismissal

Canadian Employment Law Today

May 5, 2020

Littler Global Guide - Canada - Q1 2020

Global Guide Quarterly

April 15, 2020

A patchwork of family status accommodation, continued

Canadian Employment Law Today

March 25, 2020

A patchwork of family status accommodation requirements

Canadian Employment Law Today

March 11, 2020

Canadian Employers and the Coronavirus

Insight

February 19, 2020

Littler Global Guide - Canada - Q4 2019

Global Guide Quarterly

January 22, 2020

Parental Leave Legislation Across Canada

The Lawyer's Daily

November 27, 2019

Overview of employee leave entitlements across Canada

The Lawyer's Daily

November 1, 2019

Littler Global Guide - Canada - Q3 2019

Global Guide Quarterly

October 16, 2019

Overview of minimum wage, hours of work laws across Canada

The Lawyer’s Daily

October 2, 2019

Overview of laws that impact employment, labour in Canada

The Lawyer's Daily

September 19, 2019

Employment: North America - Canada (Ontario)

Littler Report

August 29, 2019

Littler Global Guide - Canada - Q2 2019

Global Guide Quarterly

July 17, 2019

Accommodation of Medical Cannabis Not Guaranteed

Canadian Employment Law Today

May 29, 2019

Littler Global Guide - Canada - Q1 2019

Global Guide Quarterly

April 15, 2019

Littler Global Guide - Canada - Q4 2018

Global Guide Quarterly

January 16, 2019

Littler Global Guide - Canada - Q3 2018

Global Guide Quarterly

October 11, 2018

Littler Global Guide - Canada - Q2 2018

Global Guide Quarterly

July 20, 2018

Littler Global Guide - Canada - Q1 2018

Global Guide Quarterly

April 23, 2018

Speaking Engagements

2019 Canada Conference

Toronto, ON

November 21, 2019

The Ever Evolving Landscape of Employment Law in Canada

Toronto, ON

September 21, 2018

Educación

  • LL.B., McGill University Faculty of Law, 1985with Honours
  • B.C.L., McGill University Faculty of Law, 1985with Honours
  • B.A., McGill University, 1981with Great Distinction, University Scholar

Admisión de la barra

Ontario, Canada