Termination of Employment Fact Sheet

This fact sheet explains how an employee's compensation is calculated and situations where compensation is not required. Also covered: giving notice, layoffs, group terminations, payment of final wages, and collective agreements. A video about termination of employment is also available.

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getting fired or laid off, termination of employment, employment standards, severance pay, written notice or compensation
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