What is termination notice?
When an employer ends the employment of an employee who has been continuously employed beyond a minimum period, the employer must provide the employee with either written notice of termination, termination pay, or a combination thereof. The minimum period and the termination notice period vary depending on province or territory.
2023 Termination Notice Periods by Province
The following table outlines the required termination notice by province or territory based on employment tenure:
Disclaimer: The information provided in this guide is for informational purposes only. It is not professional financial or legal advice nor is it intended to be a substitute therefore. Where there are discrepancies between the guide and information provided by the federal government, provincial government, or the Canadian Revenue Agency (CRA) or Revenu Québec, defer to the guidelines provided by the governing agencies.