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Leaving a job

Leaving a job

Practical, step-by-step information on your legal rights and options if you get fired or laid off. Topics include if you are fired, how much notice an employer needs to give you, getting laid off, if your employer has made big changes to your job, and applying for employment insurance.

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People's Law School
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last reviewed
April 2018 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.
resource type
self-help & forms
getting fired or laid off, fired, employment insurance (EI), termination of employment, firing an employee, Employment Insurance, constructive dismissal, wrongful dismissal, giving notice, written notice of termination, record of employment (ROE)