Since being called to the bar in 2006, Jorge Hurtado has worked extensively with trade unions, representing clients at grievance arbitrations and proceedings before the Ontario Labour Relations Board, the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal, the Ontario Superior Court, and the Ontario Divisional Court. He has provided advice on sectoral bargaining strategies in hospitality, governmental engagement in casino and hotel development, voluntary recognition agreements, and international organizing campaigns involving multinational companies.

Jorge also practises in the area of pension and benefits law where he advises boards of trustees on private sector pension plans and health and welfare plans. His work has included the drafting of trust agreements, pension plan texts, and regular correspondence with provincial and federal regulators. Most recently, Jorge has taught third-year undergraduate courses in Collective Bargaining at Brock University.