Jessica Schissler


Admitted to the Ontario Bar: 2020

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Jessica is a passionate labour and employment law advocate. She is a natural problem solver who uses her strong communication skills to provide clients with efficient legal advice on workplace issues.  

Jessica is a member of the firm’s Workplace Law Group. Her practice focuses on labour and employment-related matters, such as employment contracts, policies, grievances and collective bargaining, as well as civil and commercial actions involving employment disputes. She also has experience with general litigation, including professional liability disputes.

Selected Speaking Engagements

"Update on Employment Law: Trends and Changes in the First Half of 2023," Aird & Berlis LLP Workplace Webinar, June 21, 2023.

"Work From Home: The New Normal?" Aird & Berlis LLP Workplace Webinar, March 1, 2023. 

Selected Publications

Co-Author, "Pending Deadline for Ontario Temporary Help Agencies, Recruiters: July 1, 2024," Aird & Berlis LLP Workplace Law Bulletin, May 29, 2024.

Co-Author, "Ontario Employment Law Updates: Working for Workers Four Act, 2024 Passes, Working for Workers Five Act, 2024 Introduced," Aird & Berlis LLP Workplace Law Bulletin, May 21, 2024.

Co-Author, "Expanding into Ontario, Canada: Key Employment Considerations," March 2024.

Co-Author, "Deadline Extended: Licensing Requirements for Ontario Employers That Leverage Recruiters and Temporary Help Agencies Now Effective July 1, 2024," Aird & Berlis LLP Workplace Law Bulletin, December 13, 2023.

Co-Author, "Employers in Ontario That Leverage Recruiters and Temporary Help Agencies Take Note – New Licensing Requirements Effective January 1, 2024," Aird & Berlis LLP Workplace Law Bulletin, October 23, 2023.

Co-Author, "The Future of Working From Home. You Asked, We Answered," Aird & Berlis LLP, March 30, 2023.

Co-Author, "Mark Your Calendars: Ontario Releases Further Guidance to Employers on Electronic Monitoring Policies," Aird & Berlis LLP Workplace Law Bulletin, July 28, 2022.

Co-Author, "Developments in Employment Law in 2021, and What’s Ahead in 2022," Ontario Bar Association's Labour & Employment Law Section, February 23, 2022.

Co-Author, "Workplace Law Year in Review (and Looking Ahead to 2022)," Aird & Berlis LLP Workplace Law Bulletin, December 31, 2021.


  • JD, Western University, 2019
  • BAH, Queen’s University, 2016