If You're Fired: Wrongful Dismissal

If you have been fired, or dismissed from your job, you may have questions about your rights. This script discusses whether your employer can fire you, were you entitled to advance notice that you were going to be dismissed, can you get severance pay, and can you sue for wrongful dismissal.

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The Canadian Bar Association, BC Branch (CBABC)
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October 2017 i Last date reviewed by a qualified expert to ensure content up-to-date. See "Tips" in Clicklaw content criteria (bottom of pageside menu) for details.
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getting fired or laid off, termination of employment, wrongful dismissal, constructive dismissal, just cause, severance pay, written notice or compensation, Dial-A-Law
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