January 2017

Standard End to Employment Relationships Employment relationships generally end in one of two ways. The employee quits. This is a unilateral decision by the employee, and subject to any notice requirements the employee can quit his or her job at any time. The employer fires an employee. This is a unilateral decision by the employer. …

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Employees can be fired “without cause” in B.C. This means that you can simply be asked to leave, with no reason given for the termination of your employment. Here’s a Q&A for anyone who has faced or is worried about facing a without cause dismissal. I have always been a good worker for my company. …

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