Kaley Dodds

Senior Associate, Employment & Labour Law, KPMG Law LLP


KPMG in Canada

Kaley is a management-side employment lawyer who represents private, public and institutional clients in a wide range of contentious and non-contentious matters. Her practice covers employment, labour and human rights issues, ranging from litigation strategy, legal risk management, policy development and workplace training, to day-to-day employee relations and human resources advice.

 Publications and Speaking Engagements

  • Author – Waksdale v. Swegon North America Inc. (July 2020).
  • Co-Author:  Employer Snapshot: More on Canada’s Emergency Wage Subsidy (April, 2020)
  • Presenter: COVID & Employees – Summary and Strategies (March, 2020) 
  • Co-Author: Cross-Jurisdictional Guide to Layoffs in Canada (March, 2020) 
  • Co-Presenter: Workplace Drug & Alcohol Testing (February 2019)
  • Presenter: Cannabis Legalization and the Workplace (January, 2019) 
  • Co-Presenter: Bill 148 – Amendments to the Employment Standards Act, 2000 (February, 2018)
  • Author: Bill 148 Reform and Public Holidays: a Reminder (January, 2018) 
  • Author: Bill 148 – Summary Guide (November, 2017)  
  • Webinar: Bill 148 – Changes in Ontario Employment Standards (November, 2017)


  • Called to the Alberta Bar (2014)

  • Called to the Ontario Bar (2017)

  • JD, University of Victoria (2013)

  • BA Hons., Carleton University (2008)

  • Member of the Law Society of Ontario

  • Member of the Law Society of Alberta

  • Canadian Bar Association

  • The Advocates’ Society