How much notice an employer needs to give you

What are my rights?

I was let go when my company downsized. They gave everyone one week's notice, saying length of service didn't matter. Is that so?
  • Yes
  • No

Generally, an employer can let a worker go whenever they want as long as they give notice of termination. The employer can do this in two ways. They can tell the worker ahead of time, or pay them instead. Learn how much notice an employer needs to give — and when they don't need to give any notice. 

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  • This information applies to British Columbia, Canada
  • Reviewed for legal accuracy in April 2020
  • Time to read: 14 minutes

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Ashley Syer, Syer Law

Ashley Syer

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