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If You Are Fired

If You Are Fired

Generally, your employer can fire you whenever they want. But they need to give you notice, or pay you instead. Among the exceptions: if they fire you for “just cause”.

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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, written notice of termination