Jodi Travers is a Human Resources Professional currently working as a Labour Relations Manager for the Electrical Contractors Association of Ontario (ECAO). In this role, her main responsibility is to provide counsel and advice on all labour relations matters including the collective agreement, grievances, and collective bargaining. She also provides training on labour relations in the construction industry to ECAO members and assists with other functions including government lobbying and member events. She was elected to the Ontario Construction Secretariat Board in January 2019 where she works with other trade representatives on initiatives and research that positively impact unionized trades in Ontario.
Jodi was previously employed in a variety of Human Resources and Labour Relations positions for the Ontario Government over a fourteen-year period, specifically at the Ontario Energy Board, Ontario Clean Water Agency, and the Ministry of Labour. In these roles, she provided advice and consultation to managers and employees on workplace health, safety, WSIB, and wellness-related matters, and on all aspects of labour relations, including grievances, discipline and harassment, and all aspects of human resources including employee engagement, talent management, leadership development and recruitment.
A significant strength, and one on which Jodi prides herself, is working collaboratively with labour partners and industry affiliates to find mutually beneficial industry solutions.
Jodi completed her B.A. at McMaster University in Labour Studies and earned a post-graduate diploma in Human Resources Management from Seneca College. She completed the Advanced Program in Human Resources Management at Rotman School of Management and is currently taking courses at Stitt Feld Handy Group to obtain an Executive Certificate in Conflict Management from University of Windsor Law School. Jodi earned a Certified Human Resources Leader (CHRL) designation in 2014.
For more information about Jodi and her credentials, visit: https://www.linkedin.com/in/joditravers/