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Termination of employment

Various circumstances can lead to the end of a worker's employment relationship with their employer. Upon termination of employment, the employer has certain obligations to their staff.

Various circumstances can lead to the suspension of the employment contract or the end of a worker’s employment relationship.
Notice of termination of employment must be given when a worker is terminated, dismissed or laid off for more than 6 months.
An employer must produce a notice of group termination and send it to the Minister of Labour, Employment and Social Solidarity and the CNESST in accordance with the prescribed notice period.
Learn more about the rules applicable in the event of business insolvency and bankruptcy.
The regular wage must be established in order to calculate the indemnity for a notice of termination of employment or group termination.
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